What is admixture?

  • (noun): The state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something.
    Synonyms: alloy
    See also — Additional definitions below


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White Latin American - Admixture
... As it happened in Spain, persons of Jewish or Moorish ancestry up to several generations, were not allowed to enroll at the service of the Spanish Army or the Catholic Church in the Spanish colonies ... All applicants to both institutions and their spouses had to obtain a Limpieza de sangre certificate in the same way as those in the Peninsula did, that proved that they had no Jewish or Moorish ancestors ...
... Admixture can refer to Genetic admixture, the result of interbreeding between two or more previously isolated populations within a species ... Racial admixture, admixture between humans, also referred to as Miscegenation Hybrid Mixture, the chemical substance which results when two different materials are combined without occurrence of chemical ...
Human Genetic Variation - History and Geographic Distribution - Archaic Admixture
... but significant portion of Neanderthal admixture is present in the DNA of modern Eurasians and Oceanians, and nearly absent in sub-Saharan African populations ... most archaic-admixed population, having Denisovan/Neanderthal-related admixture of ~8% ... of gene flow with archaic human ancestors and found evidence of archaic admixture in African genomes, suggesting that modest amounts of gene flow were widespread ...
Race And Ethnicity In Brazil - Genetic Studies - Admixture
... very little Amerindian and/or African admixtures ... with a wide degree and diverse patterns of admixture ... sources (African, Amerindian, and European) to infer the genetic admixture in an urban sample of the five Brazilian geopolitical regions ...
Multiracial American - Identity - African Americans - Admixture
... Main Admixture in the US, One-drop rule and Who is African American On census forms, the government depends on individuals' self-identification ... Contemporary African Americans possess varying degrees of admixture with European ancestry ... African Americans began to create common cause—regardless of their multiracial admixture or social and economic stratification ...

More definitions of "admixture":

  • (noun): An additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base.
    Example: "The growing medium should be equal parts of sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure"
    Synonyms: intermixture