synteny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Neologism meaning "on the same ribbon"; Ancient Greek σύν ‎(sún, along with) + ταινίᾱ ‎(tainíā, band).

Noun[edit]

synteny ‎(usually uncountable, plural syntenies)

  1. (genetics, of multiple genes) The condition of being located on the same chromosome or region of genome.