recombination

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

Definition of recombination

  1. :  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, -shə-nəl\ adjective

First Known Use of recombination

1903


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recombination

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

Medical Definition of recombination

  1. :  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

\-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective

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