Haldane's law

noun Hal·dane's law \ˈhȯlˌdānz-\
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Haldane's rule

\ˈhȯlˌdānz-\

Definition of Haldane's law

  1. :  a principle in genetics: when in an interspecific cross one sex is absent, rare, or sterile in the offspring, that sex is heterogametic

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Origin and Etymology of haldane's law

after John B. S. Haldane, born 1892 Scottish geneticist


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