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1. Linkage
The proximity of two or more marker s (e.g., genes, RFLP markers) on a chromosome ; the closer together the markers are, the lower the probability that they will be separated during DNA repair or replication processes (binary fission in prokaryote s, mitosis or meiosis in eukaryote s), and hence the greater the probability that they will be inherited together.

2. Linkage map
A map of the relative positions of genetic loci on a chromosome , determined on the basis of how often the loci are inherited together. Distance is measured in centimorgans (cM) .

3. Linkage
The condition in which the inheritance of a specific chromosome is coupled with that of a given gene . The genes stay together during meiosis and end up in the same gamete.

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