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Medical Term:

linkage

Pronunciation: lingk'aj

Definition:

  1. A chemical covalent bond.
  2. The relationship between syntenic loci sufficiently close that the respective alleles are not inherited independently by the offspring; a characteristic of loci, not genes.
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