map onto

phrasal verb
mapped onto; mapping onto; maps onto

Definition of map onto

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: to find or show the connections between two things or groups of things map brain functions onto brain structures

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“Map onto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/map%20onto. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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