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genetic distance

Definition:
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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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/42623
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