genetic equilibrium(redirected from equilibrium of population)
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the condition of a dynamic genetic system in which the several rates of change between all possible pairs of parts are such that the composition is invariant.
the state within a population at which the frequency of alleles and genotypes does not change from generation to generation. It routinely occurs in large, interbreeding populations in which mating is random and there are no or relatively few mutations. See also Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium principle.