Genetic equilibrium

Definition

noun

A condition where a gene pool is not changing in frequency because the evolutionary forces acting upon the allele are equal, thus, resulting in a population to not evolve even after several generations.


Supplement

Genetic equilibrium is an ideal or theoretical state that provides a baseline to measure genetic change from.


See also: Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium.


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