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discordance

 [dis-kor´dans]
the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair. adj., adj discor´dant.

dis·cor·dance

(dis-kōr'dăns),
1. Dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of dependence.
2. In genetics, the presence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair. Compare: concordance.

discordance

/dis·cor·dance/ (dis-kord´ans) the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair.discor´dant

discordance

(dĭ-skôr′dns)
n.
1. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
2. Genetics The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.

discordance

[diskôr′dəns]
Etymology: L, discordare, to disagree
the expression of one or more specific traits in only one member of a pair of twins. Compare concordance. discordant, adj.

dis·cor·dance

(dis-kōr'dăns)
Dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of dependence.
Compare: concordance

discordance

Difference of phenotype in two individuals of identical, or near-identical, genotype.

discordance

any difference in a character between individuals due to genetic differences, as may occur in DIZYGOTIC TWINS, but not usually in MONOZYGOTIC TWINS.

discordance

the occurrence of a given trait in only one member of a twin pair.
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And also that good and bad rhythm naturally assimilate to a good and bad style; and that harmony and discord in like manner follow style; for our principle is that rhythm and harmony are regulated by the words, and not the words by them.
And ugliness and discord and inharmonious motion are nearly allied to ill words and ill nature, as grace and harmony are the twin sisters of goodness and virtue and bear their likeness.
Even into the heights of their virtue and into their cold spirit doth this creature follow them, with its discord.
It was something which announced itself; a chill breath that seemed to issue from some vast cavern wherein discords waited.
It was one of those moments which sometimes come and go without any apparent cause, when life suddenly takes a mystical aspect of completeness, all its discords are harmonised by some unseen hand of the spirit, and all its imperfections fall away.
exclaimed little Alice, who contrived to feel a human interest even in these discords of polemic divinity.
Now, with respect to this alliance, the legislator ought both to consider the parties and their time of life, that they may grow old at the same part of time, and that their bodily powers may not be different; that is to say, the man being able to have children, but the woman too old to bear them; or, on the contrary, the woman be young enough to produce children, but the man too old to be a father; for from such a situation discords and disputes continually arise.
The reason of these discords I conceive to be that there is no commensurability between a man and any gift.
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Since the enemy cannot harm Islam through armies and military warfare, it tries to cause discord among Muslim countries and bring them to their knees by using its intelligence services," Alawi said on Tuesday.
Today, you can see that one of the main policies of the hegemonic powers is [fomenting] discord within the Islamic world," Khamenehi said last Thursday in an address marking the 26th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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