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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]

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]
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