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cybrid

[′sī·brəd]
(genetics)
A hybrid cell produced by fusing a cell nucleus with a cell of the same or a different species whose nucleus has been removed; some are able to proliferate. In plants, an individual produced following fusion of protoplasts from different species with complete elimination of the chromosomes of one of the species.
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