independent assortment

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in·de·pen·dent as·sort·ment

noun
\ˌin-də-ˈpen-dənt-ə-ˈs(ə)rt-mənt\

Definition of INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT

: formation of random combinations of chromosomes in meiosis and of genes on different pairs of homologous chromosomes by the passage according to the laws of probability of one of each diploid pair of homologous chromosomes into each gamete independently of each other pair

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