Inbreeding Definition

ĭnbrēdĭng
noun
The breeding or mating of closely related individuals.
American Heritage Medicine
The intentional breeding of closely related individuals so as to preserve desirable traits in a stock.
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(biology) Breeding between members of a relatively small population, especially one in which most members are related.

Inbreeding can result in handicapped children.
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verb

Present participle of inbreed.

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