Centimorgan



noun
(genetics) a unit of chromosome length, used in genetic mapping, equal to the length of chromosome over which crossing over occurs with 1 per cent frequency

centimorgan cen·ti·mor·gan (sěn’tə-môr’gən)
n.
Abbr. cM
A unit of crossover frequency in linkage maps of chromosomes equal to one hundredth of a morgan.

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