Definition of Genetic drift

1. Noun. (context: genetics evolutionary theory) An overall shift of allele distribution in an isolated population, due to random fluctuations in the frequencies of individual alleles of the genes. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Genetic drift

1. The random change of the occurance of a particular gene in a population, genetic drift is thought to be one cause of speciation when a group oforganisms is separated from its parent population. (09 Oct 1997)

Genetic Drift Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Genetic Drift Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genetic Drift

genetic complement
genetic complementation
genetic complementation test
genetic compound
genetic constitution
genetic counseling
genetic death
genetic defect
genetic determinant
genetic disease
genetic disequilibrium
genetic disorder
genetic distance
genetic diversity
genetic dominance
genetic drift (current term)
genetic drifts
genetic endowment
genetic engineer
genetic engineering
genetic engineering technologies
genetic engineers
genetic equilibrium
genetic fallacy
genetic fine structure
genetic fingerprint
genetic fingerprinting
genetic fitness
genetic fixation

Other Resources Relating to: Genetic drift

Search for Genetic drift on Dictionary.com!Search for Genetic drift on Thesaurus.com!Search for Genetic drift on Google!Search for Genetic drift on Wikipedia!

Search