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

colinearity

play \(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

colinearity

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌlin-ē-ˈar-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties

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