Meaning of disassortative mating
Pronunciation: (dis"u-sôr'tu-tiv), [key]
— Animal Behav., Psychol. Animal Behav.,Psychol.
- the reproductive pairing of individuals that have traits more dissimilar than would likely be the case if mating were random (contrasted with assortative mating). Cf. panmixia.
- disassortative mating (Thesaurus)