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genetic distance
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S Biological Sciences
The genetic divergence between two individuals, populations or species. It is commonly a statistic based on the differences in allele frequencies in separated populations, but can use other data such as the number of tandem repeats in microsatellites, DNA sequences, or even the number of mutations required to bring about the observed differences.
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Broader Term
population genetics
quantitative genetics
Related Term
coefficient of relationship
genetic analysis
genetic erosion
genetic similarity
genetic suppression
distancia genética
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