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The act of making maps; the process of producing a representation of relative positions of biological constituent or parts.


An example of biological mapping is genetic mapping.

Genetic mapping is done to create a map delineating the location of genes on a chromosome. Genetic mapping is a useful tool to identify or locate the genes that can pose risk to genetic diseases.

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