Definition of Linked

1. Adjective. Connected by a link, as railway cars or trailer trucks.

Exact synonyms: Coupled, Joined
Similar to: Connected

Definition of Linked

1. Verb. (past of link) ¹

2. Adjective. connected, either with links, or as if with links ¹

3. Adjective. (computing) having links (between modules, records etc) ¹

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Definition of Linked

1. link [v] - See also: link

Medical Definition of Linked

1. Said of two genetic loci that exhibit genetic linkage. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linked

linkage analysis
linkage disequilibrium
linkage editor
linkage equilibrium
linkage group
linkage map
linkage marker
linkage section
linked (current term)
linked gene
linked genes
linked list
linked lists
linker DNA
linker scanning

Literary usage of Linked

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1. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle (1916)
"Accordingly, in a race which breeds true for a sex-linked character, that character may be transmitted by every egg, but by only half the sperms, ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1918)
"Vermilion, a sex-linked eye color in Drosophila melanogaster (am pelo phi la), is duplicated in appearance by a new mutant called scarlet (symbol st). ..."

3. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"—Finally the study of characters which are linked together in heredity, joined with the study of the chromosomes and their distribution in the maturation ..."

4. The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1915)
"In the case of sex and sex linked factors it can even be shown that they have the same ... The relation holds, moreover, for all known sex linked factors, ..."

5. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"the case of sex-linked characters, the genes for which are undoubtedly ... Sex-linked inheritance, which means that genes for characters other than sex are ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"ED CARMICHAEL UNIVERSITY or ILLINOIS SPECIAL ARTICLES MORE linked GENES IN RABBITS IN SCIENCE for August 13, 1920, I presented evidence indicating the ..."

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