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A set of closely linked genes that tend to be inherited together. The term is often applied to mitochondrial DNA (see mitochondrion) in studies of animals, where the mitochondrial genome is considered a haplotype due to the apparent lack of recombination.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

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