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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Outbred Stock
Definition Stocks that are genetically undefined; that is, no two individuals from an outbred stock are the same. Outbreds are intentionally not bred with siblings or close relatives, as the purpose of an outbred stock is to maintain maximum heterozygosity.
See also: Inbred Strain

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last database update
10/01/2019
MGI 6.14
The Jackson Laboratory