gene pool

noun

Definition of gene pool

  1. :  the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its alleles :  the genetic information of a population of interbreeding organisms <the human gene pool>

Examples of gene pool in a sentence

  1. the gene pool of a species

1946

First Known Use of gene pool

1946


GENE POOL Defined for English Language Learners

gene pool

noun

Definition of gene pool for English Language Learners

  • biology : all of the genes in a particular group of people or animals


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gene pool

noun

Medical Definition of gene pool

  1. :  the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its alleles :  the genetic information of a population of interbreeding organisms <the human gene pool>


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