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linkage group

noun, Genetics.
1.
a group of genes in a chromosome that tends to be inherited as a unit.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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linkage-group in Medicine

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

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linkage-group in Science
linkage group
  (lĭng'kĭj)   
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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