linkage group

noun

Definition of linkage group

: a set of linked genes at different loci on the same chromosome

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1921

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linkage group

noun

medical Definition of linkage group

: a set of genes at different loci on the same chromosome that except for crossing-over tend to act as a single pair of genes in meiosis instead of undergoing independent assortment

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