selection coefficient

noun

: a measure of the disadvantage of a given gene or mutation that is usually the frequency of individuals having the gene or mutation which fail to leave fertile offspring

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“Selection coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/selection%20coefficient. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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