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LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does law of independent assortment mean? 

LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT (noun)
  The noun LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT has 1 sense:

1. each member of a pair of homologous chromosomes separates independently of the members of other pairs so the results are random

  Familiarity information: LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT used as a noun is very rare.


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LAW OF INDEPENDENT ASSORTMENT (noun)


Sense 1law of independent assortment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Each member of a pair of homologous chromosomes separates independently of the members of other pairs so the results are random

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Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("law of independent assortment" is a kind of...):

Mendel's law ((genetics) one of two principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel on the basis of his experiments with plants; the principles were limited and modified by subsequent genetic research)


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