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Genetics and Genomics Glossary

The following glossary was obtained with permission from the following resource: Allendorf, F.W., and G. Luikart. 2007. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations. Blackwell Publishing. 642 pp.

Wahlund principle
The deficit of heterozygotes in subdivided populations, compared to expected HardyWeinberg proportions, due to subdivision into small panmictic (random mating) demes within the large population.

WrightFisher model
A random mating population model with complete random union of gametes (including the possibility of selfing).

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