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outbreed

[′au̇t‚brēd]
(biology)
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An inbred line was more sensitive than an outbreed line, C57BL/6 mice lost 4.69% of their body weight and ICR (CD-1) mice gained 0.5% of their body weight.
Most of the tropes of the American "anti-jihadists," as they call themselves, are taken from European models: a "creeping" imposition of sharia, Muslim allegiance to the ummah rather than to the nation-state, the coming demographic crisis as Muslims outbreed their Judeo-Christian counterparts.
The Asian carp are an invasive species--animals or plants put into a foreign habitat, where they quickly outeat and outbreed native wildlife.
The scientist speculates that stress might increase men's tendency to "outbreed", or reproduce with more genetically dissimilar women, with the potential benefit that any children born from the relationship might be better equipped to cope with a stressful environment.
An option to overcome the negative effects of endogamy in somatic and reproductive parameters in mice experimental groups would be the production of outbreed populations specifically for this aim.
They outbreed reds and eat up food supplies and habitats which the reds need to survive.