Synteny definitions

sĭn'tə-nē
The condition of two or more genes being located on the same chromosome whether or not there is demonstrable linkage between them.
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The condition of two or more genes being located on the same chromosome whether or not there is demonstrable linkage between them.
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(genetics, of multiple genes) The condition of being located on the same chromosome or region of genome.
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Origin of synteny

Neologism meaning "on the same ribbon"; Ancient Greek σύν (sun, “along with") + ταινία (tainiā, “band").