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.
The aggregate of deleterious genes that are carried, mostly hidden, in the genome of a population and may be transmitted to descendants. Inbreeding usually causes an increase in genetic load.
- Genetic male
genetic male n.
- Genetic manipulation
noun See genetic modification
noun 1. an arrangement of genes on a chromosome. noun 1. a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA See also chromosome map genetic map n. A graphic representation of the genes or mutable sites on a chromosome. genetic map or gene map A graphic […]
noun 1. any distinct inheritable indicator of identity and ancestry. 2. . 3. a chromosomal landmark or allele that allows for the tracing of a specific region of DNA, as in the study of recombination. noun 1. a gene with two or more alternative forms, producing readily identifiable variations in a particular character, used in […]