[hap-luh-tahyp] /ˈhæp ləˌtaɪp/
Genetics. a combination of closely linked DNA sequences on one chromosome that are often inherited together:
By comparing haplotypes of a mother and father with those of a fetus, scientists can study how new genetic changes arise.
a set of alleles inherited by an individual from a single parent
haplotype hap·lo·type (hāp’lə-tīp’)
[hap-lee] /ˈhæp li/ adverb, Archaic. 1. perhaps; by chance. /ˈhæplɪ/ adverb 1. (sentence modifier) an archaic word for perhaps adv. late 14c., hapliche, from hap + -ly (2).
[hap] /hæp/ noun 1. one’s luck or lot. 2. an occurrence, happening, or accident. verb (used without object), happed, happing. 3. to happen: if it so hap. [hap, ap] /hæp, æp/ Chiefly Pennsylvania. noun 1. a comforter or quilt. verb (used with object) 2. to cover with or as with a comforter or quilt. /hæp/ […]
[hap-uh n] /ˈhæp ən/ verb (used without object) 1. to take place; come to pass; occur: Something interesting is always happening in New York. 2. to come to pass by chance; occur without apparent reason or design: Don’t ask me what caused it—it just happened, that’s all. 3. to have the fortune or lot (to […]
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verb 1. (intransitive, adverb) (informal, mainly US) to appear, arrive, or come casually or by chance