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sec·ondary con·tact

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  1. Secondary contact

    Secondary contact is the process in which two allopatricaly distributed populations of a species are geographically reunited. This contact allows for the potential for the exchange of genes, dependent on how reproductively isolated the two populations have become. There are four primary outcomes of secondary contact: fusion of the two populations back into one, reinforcement, the formation of a hybrid zone, and the formation of a new species through hybrid speciation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of secondary contact in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of secondary contact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • द्वितीयक संपर्कHindi
  • secundair contactDutch
  • ద్వితీయ పరిచయంTelugu
  • ผู้ติดต่อสำรองThai

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