haplogroup

[ hap-luh-groop ]
/ ˈhæp ləˌgrup /

noun

Genetics. a set of similar haplotypes inherited together, or a group who shares a set of similar haplotypes, used to understand genetic lineages.

Origin of haplogroup

First recorded in 1990–95; haplo- + group
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