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1. Being connected; associated.
2. Connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage.
3. Music Having a close harmonic connection.

re·lat′ed·ly adv.
re·lat′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.relatedness - a particular manner of connectedness; "the relatedness of all living things"
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
bearing - relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"
unrelatedness - the lack of any particular manner of connectedness
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In this model, three coefficients of relationship are involved: (1) Wright's (1969) two-gene coefficient of relationship r (the probability that two alleles, one sampled from each individual, are identical-by-descent [ibd]); (2) the four-gene coefficient of relationship [r.
While the two-gene coefficient of relationship and the inbreeding coefficient are routine descriptors of population structure, these other parameters provide a richer description of the total population structure.
The mean coefficient of relationship was calculated as [Mathematical Expression Omitted] for allozyme data (Crow and Aoki 1982; Aoki and Nozawa 1984), or r: 2 [G.

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