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allele frequency

noun, Genetics.

gene frequency

the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.
Also called allele frequency.
Origin of gene frequency
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for allele frequency

gene frequency

the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population
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allele frequency in Science
allele frequency  
The percentage of a population of a species that carries a particular allele on a given chromosome locus.
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