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grouping

The classification of individual traits according to a shared characteristic.
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PROCEDURE FOR REVERSE GROUPING. PRINCIPLE: DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES IN THE PATIENT'S SERUM WITH KNOWN COMMERCIAL ANTISERA.

blood grouping

Classification of blood of different individuals according to agglutinating and hemolyzing qualities before making a blood transfusion.
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perceptual grouping

The processing of information derived from nerves in the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin, and any other sensory structures. This function helps in understanding the environment and forming a coherent image of what is perceived.
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Although the values of the size effect of grouping principles acting alone also fell between the cooperation and competition conditions, the grouping effect of the strongest principle (i.
2) The dominance of intrinsic or extrinsic grouping principles in the competition condition crucially depends on the relative grouping strength of extrinsic and intrinsic principles acting alone.