Definitions of recombination

  1. (physics) a combinng of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Combination a second or additional time. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Production of new arrangements of genes by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, crossing over, gene conversion, transformation, conjugation, transduction, F-duction, or mixed infection of viruses. Medical Dictionary DB
  5. Combination a second time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.