mendels second law

Mendel's second law

noun Genetics.
independent assortment">law of independent assortment.
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law of independent assortment

noun Genetics.
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:
1940–45

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

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law of independent assortment  
See under Mendel's law.
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