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Inbreeding

mating of individuals that are related

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Inbreeding depression

the decrease in the average performance of individuals in a population

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Linebreeding

the practice of mating individuals that are descendants of one particular outstanding ancestor

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Prepotency

ability of an individual to consistently pass on its characteristics

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Inbreeding coefficient (Fx)

measures the percent increase in homozygosity in an individual relative to the average of the breed or population

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Identical by descent

two genes that are copies of a single ancestral gene

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Identical by state

two genes that are identical in function and from, but not from a common ancestor

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Common ancestor

ancestor common to more than one individual