centimorgan

noun cen·ti·mor·gan \ ˈsen-tə-ˌmȯr-gən , ˈsän- \

Definition of centimorgan

: a genetic unit equivalent to ¹/₁₀₀ of a morgan

First Known Use of centimorgan

1919


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centimorgan

noun cen·ti·mor·gan \ ˈsen-tə-ˌmȯr-gən \

medical Definition of centimorgan

: a genetic unit equivalent to ¹/₁₀₀ of a morgan

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