Reassortment



[uh-sawrt-muh nt] /əˈsɔrt mənt/

noun
1.
the act of ; distribution; classification.
2.
a collection of various kinds of things; a mixed collection.
/ˌriːəˈsɔːtmənt/
noun
1.
the formation of a hybrid virus containing parts from the genomes of two distinct viruses in a mixed infection
/əˈsɔːtmənt/
noun
1.
a collection or group of various things or sorts
2.
the act of assorting
n.

1610s, “action of assorting,” from assort + -ment. Sense of “group of things of the same sort” is attested from 1759; that of “group of things whether the same sort or not” from 1791.

assortment as·sort·ment (ə-sôrt’mənt)
n.
The relationship between non-allelic genetic traits that are transmitted from parent to child independently and according to the degree of linkage between the respective loci.

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