principle of segregation

Definition of principle of segregation

: the first of Mendel's laws

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“Principle of segregation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/principle%20of%20segregation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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