gene pool
noun Date: 1946 the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its alleles ; the genetic information of a population of interbreeding organisms <
the human gene pool
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  • gene pool — gene pool. См. генный пул. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • gene pool — n all of the genes available to a particular ↑species …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gene pool — gene ,pool noun count the total of all the genes within a SPECIES (=a group of animals or plants) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gene pool — (izg. džȋn pȗl) DEFINICIJA biol. ukupnost različitih gena jedne populacije u kojoj su pojedini geni raspoređeni po određenoj frekvenciji ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gene pool — gene′ pool n. gen the total genetic information in the gametes of all the individuals in a population • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • gene pool — ► NOUN ▪ the stock of different genes in an interbreeding population …   English terms dictionary

  • gene pool — n. the total of all the genes of a species …   English World dictionary

  • gene pool — noun : the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its alleles : the genetic information of a population of interbreeding organisms the human gene pool * * * the total… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gene pool — In population genetics, a gene pool is the complete set of unique alleles in a species or population. Description A large gene pool indicates extensive genetic diversity, which is associated with robust populations that can survive bouts of… …   Wikipedia

  • gene pool — 1. The sum of all genetic information in a breeding population at a given time. 2. In plant genetic resources, use is made of the terms primary , secondary and tertiary gene pools. In general, members of the primary gene pool are inter fertile;… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Gene pool — The sum total of genes, with all their variations, possessed by a particular species at a particular time. * * * gene pool n the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its… …   Medical dictionary

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