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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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