colinear

adjective
co·​lin·​ear | \(ˌ)kō-ˈli-nē-ər \

Definition of colinear 

1 : collinear

2 : having corresponding parts arranged in the same linear order a gene and the protein it determines are colinear

Other Words from colinear

colinearity \(ˌ)kō-​ˌli-​nē-​ˈer-​ə-​tē, -​ˈa-​rə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of colinear

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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colinear

adjective
co·​lin·​ear | \(ˈ)kō-ˈlin-ē-ər \

Medical Definition of colinear 

: having corresponding parts arranged in the same linear order good evidence…that the gene and its polypeptide product are colinear— J. D. Watson

Other Words from colinear

colinearity \(ˌ)kō-​ˌlin-​ē-​ˈar-​ət-​ē \ noun plural -ties

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