linkage-group

linkage group

noun Genetics.
a group of genes in a chromosome that tends to be inherited as a unit.

Origin:
1935–40

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linkage group n.
A pair or set of genes on a chromosome that tend to be inherited together.

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linkage group   (lĭng'kĭj)  Pronunciation Key 
A pair or set of genes that are close to each other on a chromosome and tend to be transmitted together.
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