Definition of Hardy-Weinberg in English:

Hardy-Weinberg

noun

Genetics
  • Attributive Designating the principle that, in the absence of mutation and selection, the frequencies of genes and alleles in an interbreeding population of diploid organisms will stay constant over time; relating to, or described by this principle.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Science. From the names of Godfrey Harold Hardy, British mathematician, and Wilhelm Weinberg, German doctor, who developed the principle independently of each other in 1908.

Pronunciation

Hardy-Weinberg

/ˌhɑːdɪˈvʌɪnbəːɡ/