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Age Class

A term defined in ecology as a group of individuals of the same age within a species. A similar “taxonomic” device has evolved in medicine, where large blocks of patients are divided by age and treated by the appropriate specialist—neonatologist, pediatrician, and adolescent medicine specialist in the beginning of life, and geriatrician at the end of life.

age class

Medtalk A term defined in ecology as a group of individuals of a species with the same age
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The third of these three trios, on Meeman, comprised only females, and all were first captured at age class 2 within one session of each other, with two of them first captured within 2 days of each other and last captured within 10 days of each other.
004); the interaction effect between age class and region approached significance ([F.
05 m without severe damage increased with age class with 1, 25, and 39% in the 6-10, 11-15 and 16-20 year age classes, respectively.
While we would expect a high quotient of the [0] age class in these flat cemeteries, the young infants are significantly under-represented.
041), with age class III having significantly greater fluke counts than classes I (Z = 2.
The slight variation between the two populations could be accounted for by age class designation or museum sampling bias.
For the second statistical analysis we tested the influence of tagging season and age class on movement rates of red drum.
The equilibrium harvests by region, owner, and product are allocated to the inventory by management type and age class with a goal program.
This enables biologists to understand how the overall population is affected by the population fluctuations within each age class.
Then, combining these terms of formula [2] according to age class 1 (subscript a) and other age classes (subscript b), and to form a new matrix formula:
All radiomarked deer were reclassified to the next age class (i.
Survey data describing the number of serologically confirmed clinical dengue cases were then used to estimate the minimum proportion of all persons in each age class who had clinical dengue (Figure, Panel A).