contig

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contig

[kən′tig]
(genetics)
A region of chromosome defined by its hybridization to one or more cloned deoxyribonucleic acid fragments from an overlapping array of clones.
(cell and molecular biology)
A group of cloned nucleotide sequences that are contiguous.
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The matching results can be displayed in matrix or table form, as well as in dendrograms and contig maps.