generalized anaphylaxis n.
The immediate anaphylactic response of a sensitized individual following his or her inoculation with an antigen. Also called systemic anaphylaxis.
- Genetic fitness
genetic fitness n. The reproductive success of a genotype, usually measured as the number of offspring produced by an individual that survive to reproductive age relative to the average for the population.
- Genetic immunity
genetic immunity n. See innate immunity.
- Genetic lethal
genetic lethal n. A disorder that prevents effective reproduction by those affected, such as Klinefelter syndrome.
noun 1. the extent to which a population deviates from the theoretically fittest genetic constitution. genetic load n. The aggregate of deleterious genes that are carried, mostly hidden, in the genome of a population and that may be transmitted to descendants. genetic load The aggregate of deleterious genes that are carried, mostly hidden, in the […]