lod score

noun

: a statistic that is used to detect genetic linkage and that is equal to the logarithm to base 10 of the ratio of the probability that the data in a linkage experiment would be obtained if the genetic loci under investigation were linked to the probability that the data would be obtained if the loci were not linked

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Etymology

logarithmic odds score

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“Lod score.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lod%20score. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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