assortative

assortative
adj. assorting.
Phrases and idioms:
assortative mating Biol. selective mating based on the similarity of the partners' characteristics etc.

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  • assortative — adjective Characterized by assorting. Assortative interactions can generate highly nonrandom variation among groups. Ant: disassortative …   Wiktionary

  • Assortative mating — (also called assortative pairing), and the related concept Disassortative mating, is the phenomenon where a sexually reproducing organism chooses to mate with individuals that are similar[1][2] (positive assortative mating) or dissimilar… …   Wikipedia

  • Assortative Paarung — liegt vor, wenn Arten mit geschlechtlicher Fortpflanzung zur Begattung mit Individuen neigen, die ihnen in gewisser Hinsicht besonders ähnlich[1][2] (positive assortative Paarung) oder unähnlich sind (negative assortative Paarung oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • assortative overdominance — assortative overdominance. См. ассортативное сверхдоминирование. (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.

  • assortative mating — assortative mating. См. ассортативное скрещивание. (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.

  • Assortative mixing — In the study of complex networks, the term assortative mixing refers to a bias in favor of connections between network nodes with similar characteristics. [cite journal author = M. E. J. Newman year = 2003 title = Mixing patterns in networks… …   Wikipedia

  • assortative mating — Animal Behav., Psychol. the reproductive pairing of individuals that have more traits in common than would likely be the case if mating were random (contrasted with disassortative mating). Cf. panmixia. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ genetics       in human …   Universalium

  • assortative mating — noun Between males and females of a species, the mutual attraction or selection, for reproductive purposes, of individuals with similar characteristics. Underlying all distributions of characters in assortative matings are certain elementary… …   Wiktionary

  • assortative mating — assortive mating nonrandom mating in which choice of a mate is influenced by phenotype. Positive assortative mating occurs when phenotypically similar mates are chosen, e.g., tall men and tall women; negative assortative mating occurs when… …   Medical dictionary

  • assortative mating — noun mating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating • Ant: ↑disassortative mating • Hypernyms: ↑coupling, ↑mating, ↑pairing, ↑conjugation, ↑union, ↑sexual union * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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