homoplasmy definition

  • noun:
    • the current presence of exactly the same mutation in most copies of mitochondrial or plastid DNA within one mobile or individual
    • Resemblance between various flowers or creatures, in additional shape, as a whole practice, or perhaps in body organs, that is not as a result of descent from a typical ancestor, but to comparable surrounding conditions.
    • the standard or problem of being homoplastic; homomorphism.

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