Definition of Artificial selection

1. Noun. (biology) intervention by humans in the breeding of plants or animals in order to preserve selected genetic traits ¹



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Medical Definition of Artificial selection

1. The selective breeding by humans towards a desired trait in a plant, animal, or other organism which is of value (usually economic) to the humans. The process operates on the same principles as natural selection. (09 Oct 1997)

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