Definition of haplotype in English:

haplotype

noun

Genetics
  • A set of genetic determinants located on a single chromosome.

    • ‘In the extended phase of our algorithm, sets of haplotypes rather than single haplotypes can be handled.’
    • ‘Indeed, all but two haplotypes can be connected to other haplotypes by a single mutation.’
    • ‘Posterior probabilities are not given for branches terminating in a single haplotype.’
    • ‘We can test the association between a phenotype and a set of haplotypes rather than a single haplotype.’
    • ‘Multiple tracts in the same genome are inconsistent with a single haplotype.’

Pronunciation:

haplotype

/ˈhapləʊtʌɪp/