reassortment

/ (ˌriːəˈsɔːtmənt) /

noun

the formation of a hybrid virus containing parts from the genomes of two distinct viruses in a mixed infection

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Example sentences from the Web for reassortment

  • Only when this reassortment of forms took place was the modern symbolic value of the foot: feet alternation clearly established.

    Language|Edward Sapir