Definition of chromosome map in English:

chromosome map

Syllabification: chro·mo·some map


  • A diagram showing the relative positions of genes along the length of a chromosome.
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    • Thirty segments distributed between 23 and 29 min on the chromosome map have been submitted to an inversion test.
    • A chromosome map in which each position is linked to its n-plication degree (duplication, triplication, etc.) was established.
    • Using these deletions, the mutations were mapped to seven intervals along the polytene chromosome map.

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