Glossary Term: Recombination

1. The rearrangement of genetic material, especially by crossing over in chromosomes or by the artificial joining of segments of DNA from different organisms. The natural formation in offspring of genetic combinations not present in parents through the processes of crossing over or independent assortment.

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