Science / Genetics / Somatic Cell Hybrid: Hybrid cell line derived from two different species: contains a complete chromosomal complement of one species and a partial chromosomal complement of the other: human/hamster hybrids grow and divide, losing human chromosomes with each generation until they finally stabilize, the hybrid cell line established is then utilized to detect the presence of genes on the remaining human chromosome.
Hybrid Noun Synonyms: mixture, cross-breed, half-breed, mongrel, cross, composite, combination, compound
Technology / Aviation / Nacelle: A streamlined enclosure or housing to protect something such as the crew, engine, or landing gear. French: nacelle, from Latin, navicella, little ship. MORE
Technology / Digital Cameras / Nickel Metal-Hybrid (NiMH): A type of rechargeable battery that can be recharged many times. Nimh batteries provide sufficient power to run digital cameras and flashes. MORE