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Medical Term:

coupling phase

 

Definition: the physical relationship of two syntenic genes. If they are on the same chromosome, they are said to be “in coupling” or “in the cis phase”; if on opposite members of a chromosome pair, “in repulsion” or “in the trans phase.”

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