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linkage group

noun

Definition of LINKAGE GROUP

:  a set of linked genes at different loci on the same chromosome

First Known Use of LINKAGE GROUP

1921
Medical Dictionary

linkage group

noun

Medical Definition of LINKAGE GROUP

:  a set of genes at different loci on the same chromosome that except for crossing-over tend to act as a single pair of genes in meiosis instead of undergoing independent assortment

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