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re- +‎ combination


recombination (plural recombinations)

  1. Combination a second or subsequent time.
  2. (genetics) The formation of genetic combinations in offspring that are not present in the parents
  3. (chemistry) The reverse of dissociation
  4. (astrophysics) The process by which the plasma of electrons and protons produced after the Big Bang condensed into hydrogen, or the epoch in which this process occurred.

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