noun Animal Behavior.
random mating of individuals within a population, the breeding individuals showing no tendency to choose partners with particular traits.
Also, panmixis [pan-mik-sis] .

1885–90; pan- + Greek míx(is) mingling, mixing (m(e)ig(nýnai) to mix + -sis -sis) + -ia

panmictic [pan-mik-tik] , adjective Unabridged
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panmixia or panmixis (pænˈmɪksɪə, pænˈmɪksɪs)
(in population genetics) random mating within an interbreeding population
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek pan- + mixis act of mating]
panmixis or panmixis
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek pan- + mixis act of mating]
panmictic or panmixis

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panmixia pan·mix·i·a (pān-mĭk'sē-ə) or pan·mix·is (-mĭk'sĭs)
random mating within a breeding population.

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Panmixia is an ideal case of completely random breeding between individuals.
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