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