genocline

noun
gen·​o·​cline | \ ˈjenəˌklīn \

Definition of genocline

: a sequence of intergrading forms produced by hybridization between adjacent genetically distinct populations — compare ecocline, gene flow

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gen- entry 2 + cline

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“Genocline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genocline. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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