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 +(1) A set of closely linked [[genetic]] markers present on one [[chromosome]] which tend to be inherited together (not easily separable by recombination). Some haplotypes may be in linkage disequilibrium. ​
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 +(2) (Science: genetics) The set, made up of one allele of each gene, comprising the genotype. ​
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 +also used to refer to the set of alleles on one [[chromosome]] or a part of a chromosome, i.e. One set of alleles of linked genes. Its main current usage is in connection with the linked genes of the major histocompatibility complex. ​
  
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