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law of independent assortment

noun, Genetics.
1.
the principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that when two or more characteristics are inherited, individual hereditary factors assort independently during gamete production, giving different traits an equal opportunity of occurring together.
Also called Mendel's second law, Mendel's law.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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law of in-dependent assortment in Medicine

law of independent assortment n.
See Mendel's law.

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law of in-dependent assortment in Science
law of independent assortment  
See under Mendel's law.
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