from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fundamental principle in population genetics stating that the genotype frequencies and gene frequencies of a large, randomly mating population remain constant provided immigration, mutation, and selection do not take place.
After Godfrey Harold Hardy (1877-1947), British mathematician, and Wilhelm Weinberg (1862-1937), German physician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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