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Medical Dictionary


noun hap·lo·type \-ˌtīp\

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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