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1. 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

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  • shrinkage

2. 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

3. peptide

noun. ['ˈpɛpˌtaɪd'] amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein.

Synonyms

  • endorphin
  • polypeptide
  • fibrinopeptide

Etymology

  • πεπτός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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
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