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Noun: linkage group  ling-kij groop
  1. Any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together
    "the genes of Drosophila fall into four linkage groups";
    - linked genes

Derived forms: linkage groups

Type of: cistron, factor, gene

Encyclopedia: Linkage group