(Not in technical use) a gene map, or a genome map.
- The Human Genome Project took nearly 13 years and millions of dollars to map the human genome, our genetic blueprint for life.
- The Human Genome Project public consortium today announced that it has assembled a working draft of the sequence of the human genome - the genetic blueprint for a human being.
- Recently, the spectacular achievement of elucidating the entire genetic blueprint in a human genome was deservedly fêted as an historic milestone.
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Syllabification: ge·net·ic blue·print
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