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genetic distance A measure of genetic similarity and evolutionary relationship (e.g. between two races of the same species), based on the frequency of a number of genes, or on the number of base-pair differences in a DNA sequence, which can be easily detected and scored. A number of different indices of genetic distance are in use.

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genetic distance

genetic distance A measure of genetic similarity and evolutionary relationship (e.g. between two races of the same species), based on the frequency of a number of genes which can be easily detected and scored. A number of different indices of genetic distance are in use. Compare homoeology.

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