recombination

noun re·com·bi·na·tion \ ˌrē-ˌkäm-bə-ˈnā-shən \
Updated on: 14 Feb 2018

Definition of recombination

: the formation by the processes of crossing-over and independent assortment of new combinations of genes in progeny that did not occur in the parents

recombinational

play \ˌrē-ˌkäm-bə-ˈnā-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl\ adjective

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First Known Use of recombination

1903


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recombination

noun re·com·bi·na·tion \ ˌrē-ˌkäm-bə-ˈnā-shən \

medical Definition of recombination

: the formation by the processes of crossing-over and independent assortment of new combinations of genes in progeny that did not occur in the parents

recombinational

play \-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl\ adjective

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