[ree-kom-buh-ney-shuh n] /ˌri kɒm bəˈneɪ ʃən/
the formation of new combinations of genes, either naturally, by crossing over or independent assortment, or in the laboratory by direct manipulation of genetic material.
(genetics) any of several processes by which genetic material of different origins becomes combined. It most commonly occurs between two sets of parental chromosomes during production of germ cells
(physics) the union of free electrons and holes in a semiconductor or of free ions and electrons in a plasma
recombination re·com·bi·na·tion (rē’kŏm-bə-nā’shən)
The natural formation in offspring of genetic combinations not present in parents by the processes of crossing over or independent assortment.
verb (used with object), combined, combining. 1. to bring into or join in a close union or whole; unite: She combined the ingredients to make the cake. They combined the two companies. 2. to possess or exhibit in union: a plan that combines the best features of several other plans. 3. to harvest (grain) with […]
verb (used with or without object), commenced, commencing. 1. to begin; start. verb 1. to begin or commence again verb 1. to start or begin; come or cause to come into being, operation, etc
[kuh-mens-muh nt] /kəˈmɛns mənt/ noun 1. an act or instance of commencing; beginning: the commencement of hostilities. 2. the ceremony of conferring degrees or granting diplomas at the end of the academic year. 3. the day on which this ceremony takes place. commencement /kəˈmɛnsmənt/ noun 1. the beginning; start 2. (US & Canadian) a ceremony […]
verb (used with object) 1. to present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.; commend; mention favorably: to recommend an applicant for a job; to recommend a book. 2. to represent or urge as advisable or expedient: to recommend caution. 3. to advise, as an alternative; suggest (a choice, course of action, etc.) as appropriate, […]