panmixia

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek πᾶς (pas, every, all) + μίξις (mixis, mixing, mingling) + Latin -ia

Noun[edit]

panmixia (uncountable)

  1. (ecology) A situation in which an individual is just as likely to mate with another randomly chosen individual as any other in the population

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