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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.
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Origin of gene mapping

First recorded in 1975–80
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gene mapping

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

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