from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The condition of two or more genes being located on the same chromosome whether or not there is demonstrable linkage between them.
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- n. The condition of being located on the same chromosome or region of genome.
syn- + Greek tainiā, band; see taenia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Neologism meaning "on the same ribbon"; Ancient Greek σύν (sun, "along with") + ταινία (tainiā, "band"). (Wiktionary)