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  1. F1 hybrid(Noun)

    The first filial generation of seeds or animal offspring, which are usually vigorous and uniform. Produced by crossing two distinctly different parents.

  2. Origin: Filial + 1 + hybrid


  1. F1 hybrid

    F1 hybrid is a term used in genetics and selective breeding. F1 stands for Filial 1, the first filial generation seeds/plants or animal offspring resulting from a cross mating of distinctly different parental types. The term is sometimes written with a subscript, as F1 hybrid. The offspring of distinctly different parental types produce a new, uniform variety with specific characteristics from either or both parents. In fish breeding, those parents frequently are two closely related fish species, while in plant and animal genetics those parents usually are two inbred lines. Mules are F1 hybrids between horse and donkey. Today, certain domestic hybrid breeds, such as the Savannah cat, are classified by their filial generation number. Gregor Mendel's groundbreaking work in the 19th century focused on patterns of inheritance and the genetic basis for variation. In his cross-pollination experiments involving two true-breeding, or homozygous, parents, Mendel found that the resulting F1 generation were heterozygous and consistent. The offspring showed a combination of those phenotypes from each of the parents that were genetically dominant. Mendel’s discoveries involving the F1 and F2 generation laid the foundation for modern genetics.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of F1 hybrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of F1 hybrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff Varasano:

    The style I like is not quite Neapolitan, not quite New York. Sort of a hybrid in the middle, but the crust is very, very light.

  2. Jim Kabbani:

    Potato chip companies have become creative in their advertising, even going as far as changing the shape of their chips to triangles or mixing ingredients to make a hybrid chip.

  3. Volvo Cars:

    These five cars will be supplemented by a range of petrol and diesel plug in hybrid and mild hybrid 48-volt options on all models, this means that there will in future be no Volvo cars without an electric motor.

  4. Anders Fogh Rasmussen:

    There is a high probability that he will intervene in the Baltics to test NATO's Article 5, putin knows that if he crosses the red line and attacks a Nato ally, he will be defeated. Let us be quite clear about that. But he is a specialist in hybrid warfare.

  5. Niall Caldwell:

    What we're trying to do is make a hybrid technology that is very low cost, it's made with conventional materials such as steel, rather than exotic and rare materials such as lithium, which can really be applied globally to make a hybrid system that pays for itself as a business case, without subsidy, and we think that's the key to making all the world's buses hybrids.

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