assortative mating


: nonrandom mating: such as
: mating between the more similar individuals of a population especially when regarded as a factor in evolutionary differentiation within a population
: selective mating between individuals whose choice of marriage partners is determined by similarity of social environment see homogamy

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“Assortative mating.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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