noun Animal Behavior.
random mating of individuals within a population, the breeding individuals showing no tendency to choose partners with particular traits.
Also pan·mix·is [pan-mik-sis] /pænˈmɪk sɪs/.
Origin of panmixia
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(in population genetics) random mating within an interbreeding population
Word Origin for panmixia
C20: from New Latin, from Greek pan- + mixis act of mating
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Relating to panmixia.
Random mating within a breeding population.
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