Founder-effect definition

A random difference in allele frequencies of a population founded by a small group of organisms relative to the allele frequencies in the original population.
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A random difference in allele frequencies of a population founded by a small group of organisms relative to the allele frequencies in the original population.
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A lessening of genetic variation when the entire population in question descends from a small number of founders.
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Noun

Singular:
founder-effect
Plural:
founder-effects