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Definition: 'Linebreeding'

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linebreeding

Type: Term

Pronunciation: līn′brēd′ing

Definitions:
1. Practice of successive inbreeding of closely related individuals with the object of concentrating desirable or scientifically interesting genetic characteristics of some individual or group.



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