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Gene pool

Gene pool describes the sum of all genetic variations (alleles) within a species. Many variations is considered healthy for a population of a species, whereas little genetic diversity (as in a monoculture or due to inbreeding) is considered harmful.

For the guitarist named Gene Pool, see Gene Pool

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