assortative

assortative
adjective Date: 1897 being nonrandom mating based on like or unlike characteristics • assortatively adverb

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  • assortative — adjective Characterized by assorting. Assortative interactions can generate highly nonrandom variation among groups. Ant: disassortative …   Wiktionary

  • assortative — adj. assorting. Phrases and idioms: assortative mating Biol. selective mating based on the similarity of the partners characteristics etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • assortative — See assort. * * * …   Universalium

  • assortative — as·sor·ta·tive ə sȯrt ət iv adj being nonrandom mating based on like or unlike characteristics * * * as·sor·ta·tive (ə sorґtə tiv) characterized by or pertaining to selection on the basis of likeness or kind …   Medical dictionary

  • assortative — adjective relating to or denoting the preferential mating of animals or marriage between people with similar characteristics …   English new terms dictionary

  • assortative — as·sort·a·tive …   English syllables

  • Assortative mating — (also called assortative pairing), and the related concept Disassortative mating, is the phenomenon where a sexually reproducing organism chooses to mate with individuals that are similar[1][2] (positive assortative mating) or dissimilar… …   Wikipedia

  • Assortative Paarung — liegt vor, wenn Arten mit geschlechtlicher Fortpflanzung zur Begattung mit Individuen neigen, die ihnen in gewisser Hinsicht besonders ähnlich[1][2] (positive assortative Paarung) oder unähnlich sind (negative assortative Paarung oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • assortative overdominance — assortative overdominance. См. ассортативное сверхдоминирование. (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.

  • assortative mating — assortative mating. См. ассортативное скрещивание. (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.

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