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adjective Genetics.
  1. (of a gene) exhibiting linkage.
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Origin of linked

1400–50 for literal sense; late Middle English; see link1, -ed2
Related formswell-linked, adjective
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Historical Examples of well-linked

  • You affirmed that a well-linked chain of circumstantial evidence could properly hang a man.

    The Case of Jennie Brice

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

well-linked in Medicine


  1. Exhibiting linkage.
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