adjective Genetics.

(of a gene) exhibiting linkage.

Origin of linked

1400–50 for literal sense; late Middle English; see link1, -ed2
Related formswell-linked, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for well-linked

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




Exhibiting linkage.
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