genetic assimilation

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Environmental Science


Quick Reference

The process by which a phenotypic character initially produced only in response to some environmental influence becomes, through a process of selection, taken over by the genotype, so that it is formed even in the absence of the environmental influence that at first had been necessary.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Environmental Science.

Reference entries