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congener

 [kon´jĕ-ner]
something closely related to another thing, or derived from the same source or stock, such as a member of the same genus, a muscle having the same function as another, or a chemical compound closely related to another in composition and exerting similar or antagonistic effects. adj., adj congener´ic, congen´erous.

con·ge·ner

(kon'jē-ner), Avoid the mispronunciation conge'ner.
1. One of two or more things of the same kind, as of animal or plant with respect to classification.
2. One of two or more muscles with the same function.
3. Any member of a specified genus.
[L. con-, with, + genus, race]

congener

/con·ge·ner/ (kon´jĕ-ner) something closely related to another thing, as a member of the same genus, a muscle having the same function as another, or a chemical compound closely related to another in composition and exerting similar or antagonistic effects, or something derived from the same source or stock.congener´iccongen´erous

congener

(kŏn′jə-nər)
n.
1. A member of the same kind, class, or group.
2. An organism belonging to the same taxonomic genus as another organism.

con′ge·ner′ic (-nĕr′ĭk), con·gen′er·ous (kən-jĕn′ər-əs, kŏn-) adj.

congener

[kon′jənər]
Etymology: L, con + genus, origin
one of two or more things that are similar or closely related in structure, function, or origin. Examples of congeners are muscles that function identically, chemical compounds similar in composition and effect, and species of the same genus of plants or animals. congenerous [kənjen′ərəs] , adj.

con·ge·ner

(kon'jĕ-nĕr)
1. One of two or more things of the same kind, as of animal or plant with respect to classification.
2. One of two or more muscles with the same function.
[L. con-, with, + genus, race]

congener

One of a group of chemical compounds with a common parent substance or derived from a common basic formula.

congener

something closely related to another thing, as a member of the same genus, a muscle having the same function as another, or a chemical compound closely related to another in composition and exerting similar or antagonistic effects, or something derived from the same source or stock.
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Other indices of PCB exposure ([SIGMA]8PerPCBs and congener groups used in the analysis of adult Akwesasne males) were tested using the same multivariable model (Table 2).
We used multiple regression with backward elimination to query the selection of TCDD as the index congener in concurrence with other PCDD or PCDF congeners.
These advances have also enabled the detection of individual congeners at very low levels and the identification of many new and ongoing sources of PCBs beyond those resulting from historical commercial mixtures.
Samples were analyzed at CDC for 10 congeners (BDEs 17, 28, 47, 66, 85, 99, 100, 153, 154, and 183) using gas chromatography isotope dilution high-resolution mass spectrometry (Sjodin et al.
For the approach based on changes in estimated mass of dioxins in the body, the congener concentrations in 2005 and 2010 were replaced by the estimated amounts, A, of congener i in the body:
Unfortunately, there are no exact data on the transfer rates for each congener and biological matrix (Antignac et al.
Weevil selection of pods for oviposition, and oviposition activity, as well as the intensity of post-dispersal seed predation, seed viability, and seedling survival, have not been studied for either congener and would provide greater insight into the adaptive dynamics of the legumes in a tallgrass environment.
However, as we reported previously, the only two locations in which congener 2,3,7,8-TCDD were found in the sediments of St.