genetic map(redirected from chromosome map, linkage map)
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A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes or DNA sequences on a chromosome. Also called gene map.
(Genetics) a graphic representation of the order of genes within chromosomes by means of detailed analysis of the DNA. See also chromosome map
genetic mapping n
an arrangement of genes on a chromosome.
genetic mapor gene map
A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome. A genetic map is used to locate and identify the gene or genes that determine a particular inherited trait. ♦ Locating and identifying genes in a genetic map is called genetic mapping.
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|Noun||1.||genetic map - graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome|