genetic equilibrium


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genetic equilibrium

[jə¦ned·ik ‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·əm]
(genetics)
In a population, the condition in which the frequencies of allelic genes are maintained at the same values from generation to generation.
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7246 for this study), are derived on the basis of simplified models of population structure that assume constant population sizes, symmetrical migration at constant rates, and population persistence for periods long enough for achievement of genetic equilibrium (Wright, 1969).