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synteny (sɪnˈtɛnɪ)
the presence of two or more genes on the same chromosome
[C20: syn- + Greek tainia ribbon]

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synteny syn·te·ny (sĭn'tə-nē)
The condition of two or more genes being on the same chromosome whether or not there is demonstrable linkage between them.

syn·ten'ic (-těn'ĭk) adj.
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