dissimilarity

[dih-sim-uh-lar-i-tee, dis-sim-]
noun, plural dissimilarities.
1.
unlikeness; difference.
2.
a point of difference: There are dissimilarities in our outlooks.

Origin:
1695–1705; dis-1 + similarity


1. See difference.
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dissimilarity (ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  difference; unlikeness
2.  a point or instance of difference

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In general, no suitable method for measuring genetic dissimilarity between diploids with dominant markers can be proposed.
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