Inbred Strains of Animals Definition


Inbred Strains of Animals: Animals produced by the mating of littermates or siblings over multiple generations. The resultant strain of animals is virtually identical genotypically. Highly inbred animal lines allow the study of certain traits in a relatively pure form. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)

Synonym: inbred strains animal, inbred animal strain, animals inbred strain, animal inbred strains, inbred strain of animal, animal inbred strain.