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synteny

 [sin´tĕ-ne]
the presence together on the same chromosome of two or more gene loci whether or not in such proximity that they may be subject to linkage. adj., adj synten´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

syn·te·ny

(sin'te-nē),
The relationship between two genetic loci (not genes) represented on the same chromosomal pair or (for haploid chromosomes) on the same chromosome; an anatomic rather than a segregational relationship.
[syn- + G. tainia, ribbon]
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synteny

(sĭn′tə-nē)
n.
The condition of two or more genes being located on the same chromosome whether or not there is demonstrable linkage between them.

syn·ten′ic (-tĕn′ĭk) adj.
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syn·te·ny

(sin'tĕ-nē)
The relationship between two genetic loci (not genes) represented on the same chromosomal pair or (for haploid chromosomes) on the same chromosome; an anatomic rather than a segregational relationship.
[syn- + G. tainia, ribbon]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

synteny

two or more LOCI that lie on the same CHROMOSOME are syntenic (literally on the same ribbon). Correlation of the presence or absence of each of a set of chromosomes with the presence or absence of specific gene products is synteny testing.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Examination at the sequence level has revealed considerable microsynteny among the grasses, but there are some exceptions (Bennetzen et al., 1998; Chen et al., 1997).