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1. Genetic drift
The random change of the occurrence of a particular gene in a population ; genetic drift is thought to be one cause of speciation when a group of organisms is separated from its parent population.

2. Genetic drift
Random changes in the frequency of alleles from generation to generation; especially in small populations, can lead to the elimination of a particular allele by chance alone.