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something done or occurring more than once, particularly over and over.
long terminal r's identical nucleotide sequences occurring at each end of a proviral genome or a transposon and believed to be essential for integration of the molecule into host DNA.
tandem repeat appearance of two or more identicle segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.


something done or occurring more than once, particularly over and over.


(rep.) (rē-pēt')
Prescription directions for the pharmacist.
[L. repetatur, let it be repeated]

Patient discussion about repeat

Q. Now my question is: what kind of repetitive symptoms should I look for? I read the previous question about the early autism symptoms of a child. It is very beneficial. Now my question is: what kind of repetitive symptoms should I look for?

A. It depends upon your child’s health. Repetitive symptoms will vary from child to child but they will begin to show up at a very young age. Look for things such as stacking of items or lining items up compulsively. They may also have repetitive body movements such as hand flapping or body rocking. In some cases, the child may even injure themselves on a regular basis such as by biting their skin. As with most things, each individual child will display repetitive symptoms in their own way.

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The BBC also released data on how many of their shows were repeats during peak viewing hours, saying that just 138 shows on BBC1 were repeats between 6.
Next Thursday is a similar story with eight repeats on BBC1 and 13 on BBC2.
4 (tonight's installment will be -- you guessed it -- another recap episode), it will air six consecutive episodes, ending with what it promises will be a spectacular cliffhanger, then return in February 2007, and finish the season with, the network promises, no repeats.
Other repeats next week include The Darling Buds Of May, Only Fools And Horses and Red Dwarf.
Although it remains to be seen if repeats associated with other expansion-related diseases support incorrect DNA replication initiation, this finding gives researchers a new target on which to focus, and may lead to further discoveries on how to prevent and treat genetic disease.
They too will repeat the elements of the proclamation the women repeated from the angel, "Christ has died; Christ is risen.
This will also help you to get ready for hill repeats, which are more intense.
Yet despite this "improvisation," the film repeats the stereotype of the male Narcissus Echoed by his reverent female amanuensis (literally mouthing his ecriture).
This detection of the number of CAG repeats allows the direct presymptomatic diagnosis of the disease.
Also, newer sleeves are larger so one small-diameter print cylinder can cover a larger range of repeats.
The Celera fragile X research assay is a PCR assay that co-amplifies a novel gender-specific gene simultaneously with triplet repeats up to 645 units, and sizes repeats up to 230 units on ABI PRISM(R) 3100 and 3130 Genetic Analyzers.