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LINEAGE. Properly speaking lineage is the relationship of persons in a direct line; as the grandfather, the father, the son, the grandson, &c.

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Dixon's test for spatial segregation identified statistically significant spatial segregation overall, as well as for lineages Ib, IIa, and IIb (online Technical Appendix Tables 3, 4).
Of particular interest is the evolutionary persistence of asexual lineages compared with related sexual forms.
The advent of African women's activism in the legal arena marked a departure from earlier periods, when the status of women, under both customary and secular law, was determined by men: first by missionaries an colonial administrators, who sought reforms based on foreign models, and subsequently by African men, who attempted to preserve both lineage interests and male control over the modern economy.
Led by its global technologists and San Francisco-based applied sciences team of mathematicians, physicists, marine biologists and engineers, Lineage uses thermodynamics, mathematics, Al and robotics, statistics, oceanography, computer simulation and data visualisation to develop innovative, data-driven solutions that protect the integrity of its customers' temperature-controlled food.
We defined a set of isolates (N = 323) from which to identify SNPs associated with subspecies, lineages, and sublineages within the MTBC (Figure 1).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have identified the role of key gene Mesp1 in the earliest step of cardiovascular lineage segregation.
A problem of economic history thus becomes one of social history: how "the previously elite classical institution," the lineage, came to dominate Huizhou society.
barbatus each with environmental-caste determination, and two pairs of dependent lineages that interbreed to form genetic-caste-determination colonies (Anderson et al., 2006; Schwander et al., 2007).
"Both background extinctions, which represent most extinctions in the history of life, and mass extinctions tend to be clumped into particular evolutionary lineages," Jablonski said.
Fast divergences are hard to reconstruct, so botanists have struggled to sort out the relationships among the more-recent lineages. Both of the new trees show the same position for the eudicots, the biggest flowering lineage, which includes many common plants, from buttercups to mustards.
Emperor and ancestor; state and lineage in South China.