Synonyms

1. gene-splicing

noun. the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism.

Synonyms

  • biotech
  • biotechnology
  • recombinant DNA technology

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  • shrinkage

2. cross-linkage

noun. a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule.

Synonyms

  • chemical bond
  • cross-link

Antonyms

  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion
  • detach

3. linkage

noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] (genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go).

Synonyms

  • hereditary pattern
  • gene linkage

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • stranger
  • disconnect

4. linkage

noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] an associative relation.

Synonyms

  • connectedness
  • nexus
  • connexion
  • link

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • dissociate
  • relation

5. linkage

noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] the act of linking things together.

Synonyms

  • attachment

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unconnected

6. linkage

noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] a mechanical system of rods or springs or pivots that transmits power or motion.

Antonyms

  • separation

7. gene

noun. ['ˈdʒiːn'] (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity.

Synonyms

  • homeotic gene
  • polygene
  • proto-oncogene
  • Y-linked gene
  • genetic marker
  • suppressor gene
  • transforming gene
  • nonallele
  • modifier gene
  • mutant gene
  • cistron
  • recessive gene
  • oncogene
  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • regulator gene
  • dominant gene
  • chromosome
  • lethal gene
  • X-linked gene
  • repressor gene
  • structural gene
  • suppresser
  • regulatory gene
  • linked genes
  • suppresser gene
  • modifier
  • allele
  • linkage group
  • transgene
  • sequence
  • allelomorph
  • factor
  • operator gene
  • desoxyribonucleic acid
  • suppressor

Antonyms

  • exon

Etymology

  • Gen (German)

Example sentences of the word gene-linkage


1. Noun Phrase
However, nature introduces a critical wrinkle into these numbers: Such calculations assume that these alleles are inherited independently, but the phenomenon of "gene linkage" upends this assumption.

2. Noun Phrase
Thanks to what is known about chromosomes today, the variations from the law of independent assortment that have been observed over time can be accounted for by what is known as *gene linkage*.

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