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in·breed·ing

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  1. inbreedingnoun

    the act of mating closely related individuals

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  1. List of paraphrases for "inbreeding":

    consanguinity, selfing

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  1. Jacqueline Robinson:

    They're essentially the marine equivalent of an island species, the vaquitas' naturally low abundance has allowed them to gradually purge highly deleterious recessive gene variants that might negatively affect their health under inbreeding.

  2. Seth Riley:

    Based on genetic analysis, we know that P1 mated with P6, his daughter – that was the first case we documented of this very close inbreeding.


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