What is the definition of linkage?

Definitions for linkage

  • noun - the act of linking things together
  • noun - a mechanical system of rods or springs or pivots that transmits power or motion
  • noun - (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)
  • noun - an associative relation
  • Pronounciation of linkage

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    Synonyms for linkage

    gene linkage

    Antonyms for linkage

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    Holonyms for linkage

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    Hypernyms for linkage

    fastening hereditary pattern attachment connection mechanical system connexion inheritance connectedness

    Hyponyms for linkage

    link nexus

    Meronyms for linkage

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    Sounds like linkage

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