coefficient of kinship

co·ef·fi·cient of kin·ship

the probability that two genes at the same locus, picked at random from each of two individuals, are identical by descent.
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The genetic distance between populations is determined in terms of coefficient of Kinship.
Using the coefficient of kinship (Jacquard, 1974) the two most closely related species were the owl and zebra finches (Table 4).
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