HYBRIDISM [aka HYBRIDITY]
1. the quality or condition of being hybrid; composite; formed or composed of heterogeneous elements.
2. the production of hybrids; the offspring of two animals or plants of different breeds, varieties, species, or genera, especially as produced through human manipulation for specific genetic characteristics.
Etymology: Latin hybrida, hibrida - a crossbred animal.
[Vladimir Stankovic - Cephalopodoptera]