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noun

the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population.

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Also called allele frequency.

Origin of gene frequency

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for gene frequency

gene frequency

noun

the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population
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