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genetic map

n.
A graphic representation of the arrangement of genes or DNA sequences on a chromosome. Also called gene map.

genetic map

n
(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

genet′ic map′


n.
an arrangement of genes on a chromosome.

genetic map

or 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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Noun1.genetic map - graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Translations
carte génétique
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