genetic map

noun

Examples of genetic map in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, an Associated Press investigation found that government labs sat on releasing the genetic map of the virus for more than a week in January, delaying its identification in a third country and the sharing of information needed to develop tests, drugs and a vaccine. NBC News, 8 June 2020 The Associated Press reported that WHO voiced frustrations internally as early as January over China’s apparent lack of transparency, with the government waiting for a week to release information such as the genetic map, or genome, of the virus after it was fully decoded. Fox News, 13 July 2020 For example, the famous genetic map of Europe. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 26 Sep. 2012 David of the Eurogenes Genetic Ancestry Project has a cautionary post up, When is a genetic map also a geographic map? Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 28 Feb. 2011 Distortions of the genetic map tells about variations in elevation in the third dimension on the geographic map! Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 15 July 2010 Strands of goatgrass, specifically Aegilops tauschii, a wild ancestor of bread wheat, contain a genetic map for a highly adaptable, disease tolerant form of wheat. Discover Magazine, 2 May 2018 The study, published Thursday in Science, offered the first complete genetic map of the coffee plant. Lauren Steele, Outside Online, 5 Sep. 2014 Their genetic map also revealed that up until about 2,000 B.C.E., horse populations across Europe and Asia were genetically diverse. Rasha Aridi, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of genetic map was in 1957

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“Genetic map.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genetic%20map. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

genetic map

noun
: map
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