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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pair or set of genes on a chromosome that tend to be transmitted together.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together


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