panmictic

adjective
pan·​mic·​tic | \ ˌpan-ˈmik-tik How to pronounce panmictic (audio) \

Definition of panmictic

: of, relating to, or exhibiting panmixia

First Known Use of panmictic

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for panmictic

pan- + Greek miktos, verbal of mignynai to mix

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“Panmictic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panmictic. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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panmictic

adjective
pan·​mic·​tic | \ (ˈ)pan-ˈmik-tik How to pronounce panmictic (audio) \

Medical Definition of panmictic

: of, relating to, or exhibiting panmixia a panmictic population

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