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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sin'te-ne

Definition: The relationship between two genetic loci (not genes) represented on the same chromosomal pair or (for haploid chromosomes) on the same chromosome; an anatomic rather than a segregational relationship.

[syn- + G. tainia, ribbon]

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