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Non Random Mating

Mating that has not occurred due to chance, and therefore has had human interference. ex. people who look alike mate more... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Random Mating

The choice of mates coming down to... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg principle

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Hardy-Weinberg law

Definition noun A principle stating that both allele and genotype frequencies in a randomly-mating population remain... Read More

Genetic equilibrium

Definition noun A condition where a gene pool is not changing in frequency because the evolutionary forces acting upon the... Read More

Assortative mating

Assortative mating selection of a mate with preference for (or aversion to) a particular genotype, i.e., nonrandom... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Evolution

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Concordance rate

Concordance rate The proportion of a random sample of pairs that are concordant for a trait of interest. A high rate of... Read More

Law of regression to mean

Law of regression to mean --> Galton's law in a population mating at random, the progeny of a parent with an extreme... Read More