- random mating of individuals within a population, the breeding individuals showing no tendency to choose partners with particular traits.
Origin of panmixia
Examples from the Web for panmixia
Historical Examples of panmixia
Chologaster is in a stage of panmixia as far as the eye is concerned.
Panmixia, Romanes thinks, may have helped to discharge the color.
It seems that all the admitted objections to degeneration by panmixia apply with equal402 force to germinal selection.
The results in Chologaster are due to panmixia and the limited degree of use to which the eye is put.
Panmixia might in such instances lower the general average to what has been termed the birth mean.
- (in population genetics) random mating within an interbreeding population
Word Origin for panmixia
- Random mating within a breeding population.