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linked

[ lingkt ]
/ lɪŋkt /
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adjective Genetics.

(of a gene) exhibiting linkage.

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Origin of linked

1400–50 for literal sense; late Middle English; see link1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM linked

well-linked, adjective
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linked
[ lĭngkt ]

adj.

Exhibiting linkage.
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