reproductive isolation
noun Date: 1949 the inability of a species to breed successfully with related species due to geographical, behavioral, physiological, or genetic barriers or differences

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  • reproductive isolation — reproductive isolation. См. репродуктивная изоляция. (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.

  • Reproductive isolation — An important concept in evolutionary biology, reproductive isolation is a category of mechanisms that prevent two or more populations from exchanging genes. The separation of the gene pools of populations, under some conditions, can lead to the… …   Wikipedia

  • reproductive isolation — the inability of two or more groups of organisms to interbreed, either because of inherent or external reasons (e.g. different behavior, a geographic barrier). Inherited reproductive isolation is the basic criterion of species …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • reproductive isolation — reprodukcinė izoliacija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Izoliacija dėl hibridų negyvybingumo arba nevaisingumo (sterilumo). atitikmenys: angl. reproductive isolation rus. репродуктивная изоляция …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • reproductive isolation — see isolate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • reproductive isolation — the conditions, as physiological or behavioral differences or geographical barriers, that prevent potentially interbreeding populations from cross fertilization. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • reproductive isolation —   Often used specifically for the condition in which interbreeding between two or more populations is prevented by intrinsic (pre mating or post mating isolating mechanism) or extrinsic (geographic barrier) factors …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • reproductive isolation — the conditions, as physiological or behavioral differences or geographical barriers, that prevent potentially interbreeding populations from cross fertilization. [1980 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mechanical isolation — Reproductive isolation due to mechanical incompatibility of male and female genitalia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Temporal isolation — In the terminology of Operating Systems (Computer Science),the capability of a set of processes running on the same node to runwithout interferences concerning their temporal constraints among eachother.Specifically, there is temporal isolation… …   Wikipedia

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