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Segregation

Definition(s)

The separation of the homologous chromosomes and their random distribution to the gametes at meiosis

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

The separation of allelic genes that occurs typically during meiosis.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 20, 2014