- An individual (plant or animal) with parents that are different varieties of the same species or belong to different but closely allied species.
- Fused tissue culture cells, as in a hybridoma.
- A bond or valence orbital obtained by the linear combination of two or more different atomic orbitals.
[L. hybrida, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar, fr. G. hybris, violation, wantonness]
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