allele-frequency

allele frequency

noun Genetics.
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gene frequency

noun
the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.
Also called allele frequency.


Origin:
1925–30

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gene frequency
 
n
the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population

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