Science / Genetics / Physical Map: A map of the locations of identifiable landmarks on dna (e.g., restriction enzyme cutting sites, genes), regardless of inheritance. Distance is measured in base pairs. For the human genome, the lowest- resolution physical map is the banding patterns on the 24 different chromosomes: the highest- resolution map would be the complete nucleotide sequence of the chromosomes.
Physical Noun Synonyms: bodily, corporeal, corporal, fleshly, incarnate, carnal, mortal, earthly, natural, somatic, material, tangible, palpable, real, actual, true, concrete, manifest, solid
Entertainment / Photography / Physical Development: System of development in which silver is contained in suspension within the developer and is attracted to the emulsion by silver halides which have received exposure. MORE
Business / Real Estate / Physical Deterioration: A reduction in a propertys value resulting from a decline in physical condition, can be caused by action of the elements or by ordinary wear and tear. MORE