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).
- hereditary pattern
- gene linkage
Words that Rhyme with Linkage
Example sentences of the word linkage
1. Noun, singular or mass
Snap it into place and repeat the process for all of the linkage bushings.
Quotes containing the word linkage
1. What was the opposite of linkage blindness? What described being certain of something without any kind of evidence?...The term was faith.
- Barry Lyga, I Hunt Killers
noun. a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule.
- chemical bond
- unsecured bond
noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] an associative relation.
noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] the act of linking things together.
noun. ['ˈlɪŋkədʒ, ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ'] a mechanical system of rods or springs or pivots that transmits power or motion.