FOUNDER EFFECT

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the name that is applied to the occurrence of a mutation of an increased frequency in a population because of the presence of that mutation in the population

FOUNDER EFFECT: "An example of the founder effect is a predisposition for breast cancer among Eastern European Jewish people."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOUNDER EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/founder-effect/ (accessed August 11, 2022).

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