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abbreviation for rex or regina, ‘king’ or ‘queen’. The initial letter is used in proceedings, especially English criminal proceedings, to indicate that the Crown is the plaintiff or, more usually, prosecutor: R v. Haddock In Scotland, prosecutions run in the name of Her (or His) Majesty's Advocate, hence cases are cited HMAv. McFable.
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where c = a([B.sup.2] - [A.sup.2]) = a[2[beta](1 - [mu]) - 1] is the Malthusian parameter of the like-type clone and F(., .; .; .) is the Gauss hypergeometric function [7], defined as
The slope of the regression is equivalent to the genotype's Malthusian parameter. In order to maintain a constant population size under these conditions, the population must grow at least fast enough to compensate for the 100-fold daily dilution.
where [Mathematical Expression Omitted] is the average Malthusian parameter (here, [Mathematical Expression Omitted]).