linkage group









linkage group


linkage group Word Origin noun Genetics.

  1. a group of genes in a chromosome that tends to be inherited as a unit.

Origin of linkage group First recorded in 1935–40 linkage group in Medicine linkage group n.

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

linkage group in Science linkage group [lĭng′kĭj]

  1. 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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