filial generation

fil·ial generation 'fil-ē-əl-, 'fil-yəl- n a generation in a breeding experiment that is successive to a parental generation compare F1 generation, F2 generation

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the offspring produced by the mating of the individuals of a given generation, with the offspring of the parental generation constituting the first filial generation (F1), and their offspring constituting the second filial generation (F2), and so on. See illustration.

Pedigree in which consanguinity in the second filial generation suggests autosomal recessive inheritance (proband in third filial generation) (arrow).


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  • filial generation — filial generation. См. дочернее поколение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • filial generation —    Successive generations of progeny in a controlled series of crosses, starting with two specific parents (the P generation) and selfing or intercrossing the progeny of each new (F1, F2, …) generation …   Forensic science glossary

  • filial generation — noun : a generation in a cross successive to a parental generation symbol F1 for the first, F2 for the second, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • filial generation — noun Date: 1902 a generation in a breeding experiment that is successive to a mating between parents of two distinctively different but usually relatively pure genotypes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filial generation —   Offspring generation.   See also F1, F2 …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • filial generation — See: F1, F2, Fn …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • second filial generation — noun : the second generation from a cross produced by random interbreeding of the first filial generation and resulting in recombination and segregation of the various characters in which the members of the parental generation differ compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • first filial generation — n F1 generation …   Medical dictionary

  • second filial generation — n F2 generation …   Medical dictionary

  • second filial generation — second filial generation. См. второе поколение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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