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map

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noun \ˈmap\

Medical Definition of map

  1. :  the arrangement of genes on a chromosome—called also genetic map




2

map

verb

Medical Definition of map

mappedmap·ping

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to locate (a gene) on a chromosome <mutants which have been genetically mapped>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. of a gene :  to be located <a repressor maps near the corresponding structural gene>





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