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gene frequency

noun
1.
the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.
Also called allele frequency.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • The scientists discovered small changes in gene frequency, the relative percentage of an allele compared to nearby genes.
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gene frequency

noun
1.
the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population
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