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GENEALOGY. The summary history or table of a house or family, showing how the persons there named are connected together.
     2. It is founded on the idea of a lineage or family. Persons descended from the common father constitute a family. Under the idea of degrees is noted the nearness or remoteness, of relationship, in which one person stands with respect to another. A series of several persons, descended from a common progenitor, is called a line. (q. v.) Children stand to each other in the relation either of full blood or half blood, according as they are descended from the same parents, or have only one parent in common. For illustrating descent and relationship, genealogical tables are constructed, the order of which depends on the end in view. In tables, the object of which is to show all the individuals embraced in a family, it is usual to begin with the oldest progenitor, and to put all the persons of the male or female sex in descending, and then in collateral lines. Other tables exhibit the ancestors of a particular person in ascending lines both on the father's and mother's side. In this way 4, 8, 16, 32- &c. ancestors are exhibited, doubling at every degree. Some tables are constructed in the form of a tree, after the. model of canonical law, (arbor consanguinitatis,) in which the progenitor is placed beneath, as if for the root or stem. Vide Branch; Line.

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The usual ("classical") genealogic classification must take into account also the phenomenon of "hybridization," as regards Amerindian languages Boas's (1982: 225) conclusion being clear (cf.
Traditional philology and modern genetic criticism use the same tools, but with different objectives, since genetic criticism starts from an edited text--usually approved by the author--to then break down the creative process into its preparatory phases and the intermediate stages (see Gresillon), while medieval philology follows the reverse path: it does not prepare a genetic dossier, that is, made up of materials which precede the definitive text, but prepares a genealogic dossier composed of materials which derive from the definitive text and that are interpretations of that text as "secondary moments of textual production and reproduction" (McGann, Textual Criticism 192).
I then learned that David had spent a year (July 1975-July 1976) on the atoll of Pingelap in Micronesia, and he had been corresponding with Morton, an eminent human population geneticist, who had done a number of detailed genetic and genealogic investigations on Pingelap some years earlier.
"I heard about it in the '50s when we were doing a genealogic study.
The researchers used data contained in the Utah Population Database, a public information repository containing health and genealogic data of more than 2 million Utah residents, examining health and family records of 1,264 individuals with lumbar disc disease, defined as either lumbar disc degeneration or lumbar disc herniation.
Such intentionality can be translated in textual footprints which impels us to read this poetry as a genealogic history of its own writing.
Pedigrees from subethnicity 1 showed pathologic genetic trait flowing into subsequent generations as compared to samples of pedigrees from subethnicity 2 which showed normal subjects in subsequent generations without pathologic genealogic flow.
Here again, the genealogic and cartographic function of the study is one of its most salient strengths.
In al doilea rand, demersul genealogic al unui astfel de demers presupune concilierea a doua abordari complementare, revelatoare pentru conditiile de formare a ideilor politice in spatiul european:
The genograma--supposes the discovery of the professional experiences genealogic tree of offspring, the representations and missions that were given to them and the work values they received.

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