coefficient of inbreeding


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co·ef·fi·cient of in·breed·ing

the probability that the progeny of a consanguineous marriage will be homozygous for a specific autosomal allele derived from a common ancestor.

coefficient of inbreeding

the probability that any two gametes fusing to form a zygote will carry the same allele of a gene from a COMMON ANCESTOR. Symbol: F.
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