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repulsion

 [re-pul´shun]
1. the act of driving apart or away; a force that tends to drive two bodies apart.
2. in genetics, the occurrence on opposite chromosomes in a double heterozygote of the two mutant alleles of interest.

re·pul·sion

(rē-pŭl'shŭn),
1. The act of repelling or driving apart, in contrast to attraction.
2. Strong dislike; aversion; repugnance.
3. Coupling phase of genes at linked loci that are borne on opposite chromosomes.
See: coupling phase.
[L. re-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive back]

repulsion

/re·pul·sion/ (re-pul´shun)
1. the act of driving apart or away; a force that tends to drive two bodies apart.
2. in genetics, the occurrence on opposite chromosomes in a double heterozygote of the two mutant alleles of interest.

repulsion

[ripul′shən]
Etymology: L, repellere, to drive away
1 the act of repelling, disjoining.
2 a force that separates two bodies or things.
3 (in genetics) the situation in linked inheritance in which the alleles of two or more mutant genes are located on homologous chromosomes so that each chromosome of the pair carries one or more mutant and wild-type genes, which are located close enough to be inherited together. Compare coupling. See also trans configuration.

re·pul·sion

(rĕ-pŭl'shŭn)
1. The act of repelling or driving apart, in contrast to attraction.
2. Strong dislike; aversion; repugnance.
3. Coupling phase of genes at linked loci that are borne on opposite chromosomes.
[L. re-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive back]

repulsion

an arrangement in a double heterozygote where a WILD TYPE allele of one gene is adjacent to a mutant allele of another gene on the same HOMOLOGOUS CHROMOSOME. Such an arrangement of linked genes usually is referred to as in repulsion. Compare COUPLING.

re·pul·sion

(rĕ-pŭl'shŭn)
1. The act of repelling or driving apart, in contrast to attraction.
2. Strong dislike; aversion; repugnance.
3. Coupling phase of genes at linked loci that are borne on opposite chromosomes.
[L. re-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive back]

repulsion

1. the act of driving apart or away; a force that tends to drive two bodies apart.
2. in genetics, the occurrence on opposite chromosomes in a double heterozygote of the two mutant alleles of interest.
3. in obstetrics the forcible displacement of the fetus back into the uterus so that limbs or head and neck can be brought into a proper position and a dystocia be relieved.
4. in dentistry, especially in the horse, involves gaining access to the root of the tooth by an external approach and repelling it into the mouth by hammering at its root.
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