any of several aquatic turtles of the genus Graptemys, as G. geographica, of the eastern and central U.S., usually having yellow stripes on the head and neck.
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map unit n. A measure of distance between two linked genes corresponding to a recombination frequency of one percent.
[muh-poo-toh] /məˈpu toʊ/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Mozambique, on Delagoa Bay. [moh-zam-beek, -zuh m-] /ˌmoʊ zæmˈbik, -zəm-/ noun 1. Formerly Portuguese East Africa. a republic in SE Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence in 1975. 297,731 sq. mi. (771,123 sq. km). Capital: Maputo. 2. a seaport on […]
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[ma-ket, muh-] /mæˈkɛt, mə-/ noun 1. a small model or study in three dimensions for either a sculptural or an architectural project. /mæˈkɛt/ noun 1. a sculptor’s small preliminary model or sketch n. “artist’s preliminary model or sketch,” 1903, from French maquette (18c.), from Italian macchietta “speck,” diminutive of macchia “spot,” from macchiare “to stain,” […]
[mah-kee] /ˈmɑ ki/ noun 1. an evergreen shrub, Aristotelia chilensis, of Chile, having toothed, oblong leaves, greenish-white flowers, and purple berries, grown as an ornamental in S California.