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mapping

 [map´ing]
the creation on a flat surface of a representation of an area, showing the relative position of various features.
cardiac mapping an electrophysiological procedure in which electric potentials recorded by electrodes placed directly on the heart are processed to give a two-dimensional display of the origin and path of an electrical impulse as it depolarizes the heart.
genetic mapping determination of the location of genes on chromosomes.
intraoperative lymphatic mapping sentinel node biopsy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

map·ping

(map'ing),
The process of identifying the relative position of sites or elements.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mapping

An informatics term of art, used in the context of representing or exchanging data, for connecting items or symbols to codes or concepts.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mapping

The process of determining the order of GENES, and their functions, on the CHROMOSOMES. The human genome project, currently under way, is designed to map the entire collection of the human chromosomes, with incalculable potential benefit to humankind, and a huge increase in responsibility for the application of the knowledge.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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