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GENUS. It denotes the number of beings, or objects, which agree in certain general properties, common to them all, so that genus is, in fact, only an abstract idea, expressed by some general name or term; or rather a name or term, to signify what is called au abstract idea. Thus, goods is the generic name, and includes, generally, all personal property; but this word may be restrained, particularly in bequests to such goods as are of the same kind as those previously enumerated. Vide 3 Ves. 311 11 Ves. 657; 1 Eq. Cas. Ab. 201, pl. 14; 2 Ves. sen. 278, 280; Dig. 50, 17, 80; Id. 12, 1, 2, 3.

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Wilson, at Genus since 2013, will replace current Chief Executive Karim Bitar from September 13.
From research on the internet, Genus think these models were used in the USA during World War II by the OSS (Office of Strategic Services) to read microfilm sent from their overseas bases.
2012), and of global aquaculture importance, can be shunted into a new genus without affording the research community, including other phylogeneticists, the opportunity to reflect upon it and to comment.
The genus Oxystophyllum is not well known amongst the broader spectrum of orchid growers, unless one admirers almost perfectly grown leaf arrangements.
Fake Pals (added a or o required) a croc, orca --crocodile, killer whale a kaka --NZ parrot a Pipa --Surinam toad genus (W) a pup, Upupa --dog, bird genus (hoopoe, W) a tur, bruta --goat or pea, edentate (all W) baobab, a boab --two names for same tree coral, a roc --coelenterate colony, roc o, bonobo !--great ape, "pygmy chimp" o, Bubo !--horned owl genus (W) o, dodo !--famously extinct flightless bird o, galago !--bushbaby (primate, loris relative) o, Tyto !--barn owl genus (W) sumac, a Mus --see next, mouse genus (W) Finally, a couple that are not true pals but are circular pals of each other, neatly both at 32154: Musca, sumac--housefly genus (W), tree/shrub (cashew relative, one species poisonous).
Genus Aspergillus (n=7) was most recorded while Histoplasma (n=1) and Trichophyton (n=1) were least recorded genera.
23 February 2017 - UK-based animal genetics company Genus plc (LSE: GNS) and Irish pig breeding specialist Hermitage Genetics have signed an agreement to enter into a strategic partnership covering the supply of porcine genetics in several markets, the companies said.
The largest genus in the family Bunyaviridae, the genus Orthobunyavirus was originally named Bunyavirus, for the type species Bunyamwera virus, first isolated in 1943 from the eponymous town in western Uganda.
The family of freshwater fish Callanthiidae contains two genera, say Anderson, Johnson, and Baldwin: the genus Callanathias with seven species and the genus Grammatonotus with six nominal species.
The long-necked dinosaur deserves a genus distinct from that of Apatosaurus, European paleontologists report April 7 in PeerJ.