mapping function map·ping function (māp’ĭng)
A mathematical formula that relates distances on a gene map to recombination frequencies; its graphic rendering shows that the recombination value of two genes is never greater than 50 percent regardless of how far apart the genes are on a chromosome.
maprotiline ma·pro·ti·line (mə-prōt’l-ēn’) n. A tricyclic antidepressant that is used in the treatment of depressive illnesses and for the relief of anxiety associated with depression.
[map] /mæp/ noun 1. a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according to some convention of representation: a map of Canada. 2. a maplike delineation, representation, or reflection of anything: […]
- Map scale
noun a ratio which compares a measurement on a map to the actual distance between locations identified on the map
noun 1. 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.
- Map unit
map unit n. A measure of distance between two linked genes corresponding to a recombination frequency of one percent.