reciprocal recombination


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reciprocal recombination

[ri′sip·rə·kəl rē‚käm·bə′nā·shən]
(genetics)
In dihybrid gametes, the generation, by meiotic crossing over, of a new combination of alleles unlike those of the maternal and paternal homologues.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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