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genetic map


Definition: an abstract representation of the ordered array of genetic loci such that the interval between entries has algebraic signs and magnitude proportional to the expected number of crossings over between them and distances are algebraically additive; on a genetic map the combined distance between locus A and locus C is the algebraic sum of the two distances between loci A and B, and B and C.

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