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noun, Genetics.
any of a number of methods used to construct a model of the linear sequence of genes of a particular chromosome.
the act of constructing such a model.

the process of determining the relative positions of and distances between genes on a chromosome
Usage Note


gene mapping n.
The determination of the sequence of genes and their relative distances from one another on a specific chromosome.

The process of determining where genes are located on individual chromosomes. (Compare DNA sequencing.)


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