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Definition: 'Linkage Group'

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linkage group

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a set of two or more loci that have been shown by linkage analysis to be physically close in the genome but that have not yet been assigned to specific chromosomes. It is rapidly becoming an outmoded term.



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