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linked

[lingkt] /lɪŋkt/
adjective, Genetics.
1.
(of a gene) exhibiting linkage.
Origin of linked
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50 for literal sense; late Middle English; see link1, -ed2
Related forms
well-linked, adjective
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linked (lĭngkt)
adj.
Exhibiting linkage.

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