Occupation of an area that usually contains a scarce resource either by overt defense or advertisement
The allele that is most frequent in natural populations, often indicated by the symbol +; this term cannot be applied for a locus that has undergone mutation
The cell resulting from the union of a male and female gamete until it divides; the fertilized ovum
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