chromosome mapping

n.

The process of determining the position of specific genes on specific chromosomes and constructing a diagram of each chromosome showing the relative positions of the genes.

Nearby words

  1. chromosomal trait,
  2. chromosome,
  3. chromosome aberration,
  4. chromosome band,
  5. chromosome map,
  6. chromosome number,
  7. chromosomes,
  8. chromosphere,
  9. chromospheric,
  10. chromous


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