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haplotype

noun hap·lo·type \ˈha-plō-ˌtīp\

Definition of HAPLOTYPE

:  a group of alleles of different genes (as of the major histocompatibility complex) on a single chromosome that are closely enough linked to be inherited usually as a unit

First Known Use of HAPLOTYPE

1969

haplotype

noun hap·lo·type \-ˌtīp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HAPLOTYPE

:  a group of alleles of different genes (as of the major histocompatibility complex) on a single chromosome that are closely enough linked to be inherited usually as a unit

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