coefficient of inbreeding


Medical Definition of coefficient of inbreeding

: a measure of the degree of inbreeding in a population expressed as the expected proportion of homozygous loci in an individual at which both alleles can be traced back to the same ancestor

called also inbreeding coefficient

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“Coefficient of inbreeding.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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