single nucleotide polymorphism(redirected from SNiP technique)
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|Noun||1.||single nucleotide polymorphism - (genetics) genetic variation in a DNA sequence that occurs when a single nucleotide in a genome is altered; SNPs are usually considered to be point mutations that have been evolutionarily successful enough to recur in a significant proportion of the population of a species|
polymorphism - (genetics) the genetic variation within a population that natural selection can operate on