noun. (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents.
- take away
noun. (physics) a combining 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.
Example sentences of the word recombination
1. Noun, singular or mass
This along with the variation contributed by recombination, it should be no surprise that no two people (other than twins) ever truly look exactly alike!
2. Verb, base form
This is due to the repeated sequences found in rDNA, which are susceptible to recombination events that yield mutations.