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deme

(dēm),
A local, small, highly inbred group or kinship. Compare: isolate.
[G. dēmos, people]

deme

(dēm) a population of very similar organisms interbreeding in nature and occupying a circumscribed area.

deme

(dēm)
n.
1. One of the townships of ancient Attica.
2. Ecology A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.

deme

[dēm]
Etymology: Gk, demos, common population
a small, local, closely related, interbreeding population of organisms, usually occupying a circumscribed area. Also called genetic population.

deme

or

local population

a group of individuals within a species that is largely isolated genetically from other individuals of the species, with clearly definable genetical, cytological and other characteristics.

deme

a population of animals with very similar physical characteristics, which interbreed and occupy a limited geographic region. Called also a genetic population.
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For this experiment 1 collected six female cones in the reproductive season of 2005 from each of four demes: two demes from native and two demes from degraded-forest habitats.
61: So geue ick to sunte Annen altare to sunte Olaue vor deme werdigen hilligen Sacramente na mynem vnde myner husfrowen dode vifftich mrck Rigis sunder renthe by deme altare to blyuende to ewigen tiden.
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