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synteny

/sɪnˈtɛnɪ/
noun
1.
the presence of two or more genes on the same chromosome
Derived Forms
syntenic, adjective
Word Origin
C20: syn- + Greek tainia ribbon
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synteny in Medicine

synteny syn·te·ny (sĭn'tə-nē)
n.
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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