panmixia


pan·mix·ia

noun \-ˈmik-sē-ə\

Definition of PANMIXIA

:  random mating within a breeding population

Origin of PANMIXIA

New Latin, from pan- + Greek mixis act of mingling, mating, from mignynai to mix — more at mix
First Known Use: 1889

Rhymes with PANMIXIA

pan·mix·ia

noun \-ˈmik-sē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pan·mix·ias also pan·mix·ies

Medical Definition of PANMIXIA

: random mating within a breeding population

Variants of PANMIXIA

pan·mix·ia also pan·mixy \-ˈmik-sē\

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