A systematic relation between location and the frequencies of alleles; lines connecting points of equal frequency are termed isoclines, and the direction of the c. at any point is at right angles to an isocline. [G. klino, to slope]

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(klīn) [Gr. klinein to cause to slope] a continuous series of differences in structure or function exhibited by the members of a species along a line extending from one part of their range to another.

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