Pool, gene

The sum total of genes, with all their variations, possessed by a particular species at a particular time. (Not something to dive into.)

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  • gene pool — noun : the collection of genes in an interbreeding population that includes each gene at a certain frequency in relation to its alleles : the genetic information of a population of interbreeding organisms the human gene pool * * * the total… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gene — For a non technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to genetics. For other uses, see Gene (disambiguation). This stylistic diagram shows a gene in relation to the double helix structure of DNA and to a chromosome (right). The… …   Wikipedia

  • Pool — may refer to: Bodies of water*Plunge pool, small, deep body of water *The River Pool, river in England, tributary to the River Ravensbourne *Reflecting pool, shallow pool of water designed to reflect a structure and its surroundings: **Capitol… …   Wikipedia

  • gene pool — gene pool. См. генный пул. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • gene pool — n all of the genes available to a particular ↑species …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gene pool — gene ,pool noun count the total of all the genes within a SPECIES (=a group of animals or plants) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gene pool — (izg. džȋn pȗl) DEFINICIJA biol. ukupnost različitih gena jedne populacije u kojoj su pojedini geni raspoređeni po određenoj frekvenciji ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gene pool — gene′ pool n. gen the total genetic information in the gametes of all the individuals in a population • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • gene pool — ► NOUN ▪ the stock of different genes in an interbreeding population …   English terms dictionary

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