What does cross-fertilize mean?

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  1. cross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseverb

    undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile

  2. cross-fertilize, cross-fertiliseverb

    cause to undergo cross-fertilization

    "Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans"


  1. cross-fertilizeverb

    To undergo (or cause to undergo) cross-fertilization.


  1. cross-fertilize

    Cross-fertilization is a biological process where the male reproductive cell of one individual combines with the female reproductive cell from another, leading to offspring with a mix of traits from both parents. In a broader sense, it can also refer to the exchange or merging of ideas, methods, or cultural aspects among diverse fields, disciplines, or cultures.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-fertilize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cross-fertilize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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