Definition of haplotype in English:


Line breaks: haplo|type
Pronunciation: /ˈhapləʊtʌɪp


  • A set of genetic determinants located on a single chromosome.
    More example sentences
    • In the extended phase of our algorithm, sets of haplotypes rather than single haplotypes can be handled.
    • Indeed, all but two haplotypes can be connected to other haplotypes by a single mutation.
    • Posterior probabilities are not given for branches terminating in a single haplotype.

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