Genetic Diversity

Science / Marine Biology / Genetic Diversity: The genetic variation that occurs within a population or species. For example, there are several different colour dog whelk shells and ochre sea stars. See also biodiversity; compare ecosystem diversity, species diversity.

Other Words for Diversity

Diversity Noun Synonyms: difference, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, unlikeness, disparity, deviation, divergence, departure, distinctiveness, diverseness, variation, variety, individuality, inconsistency, contrariety, discrepancy, contrast
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Ecosystem Diversity

Science / Marine Biology / Ecosystem Diversity: The diversity of biological communities and their physical environment. Diversity is determined by the species composition, physical structure and processes within an ecosystem. This is the highest le MORE

Biodiversity

Science / Biology / Biodiversity: Biological diversity; can be measured in terms of genetic, species, or ecosystem diversity. MORE

Biodiversity (Or Biological Diversity)

Business / Agriculture / Biodiversity (Or Biological Diversity): In general, the variety and variation among plants, animals, and microorganisms, and among their ecosystems. It has 3 levels: ecosystem diversity, species diversity, and genetic (within species) diver MORE

Species Diversity

Science / Biology / Species Diversity: The number of living species on Earth. MORE

Genetic Testing

Science / Genetics / Genetic Testing: Analyzing an individual's genetic material to determine predisposition to a particular health condition or to confirm a diagnosis of genetic disease. MORE

Genetic Variation

Science / Genetics / Genetic Variation: A phenotypic variance of a trait in a population attributed to genetic heterogeneity. MORE

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