panmixia

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pan·mix·i·a

 (păn-mĭk′sē-ə) also pan·mix·is (-mĭk′sĭs)
n.
Random mating within a breeding population.

[New Latin : pan- + Greek mixis, act of mingling (from mignunai, to mix; see meik- in Indo-European roots).]

pan·mic′tic (-mĭk′tĭk) adj.

panmixia

(pænˈmɪksɪə) or

panmixis

n
(Genetics) (in population genetics) random mating within an interbreeding population
[C20: from New Latin, from Greek pan- + mixis act of mating]
panmictic adj

pan•mix•i•a

(pænˈmɪk si ə)

n.
random mating within a population, with no evidence of selection for traits.
[1885–90; pan- + Greek míx(is) mingling, mixing (m(e)ig(nýnai) to mix + -sis -sis) + -ia]
pan•mic′tic (-ˈmɪk tɪk) adj.