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The chromosomal rearrangement defintion is by far the most common usage of the term synteny (1000s of hits on webofscience). I feel it is misleading to start off with the other definition. Speciate 07:03, 12 January 2007 (UTC)

  • True, but I think the classic definition needs to be acknowledged first by precendence. Jason_Stajich (talk) 05:17, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

An inclusion meosynteny would also be appropriate per this article A novel mode of chromosomal evolution peculiar to filamentous Ascomycete fungi. Hane et al 2011. Jason_Stajich (talk) 05:17, 30 April 2012 (UTC)