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lag

 [lag]
1. the time elapsing between application of a stimulus and the resulting reaction.
2. the early period after inoculation of bacteria into a culture medium, in which the growth or cell division is slow.
lag of accommodation the extent to which the eyes fail to focus accurately.
anaphase lag delayed movement during anaphase of one homologous chromosome in mitosis or of one chromatid in meiosis, so that the chromosome is not incorporated into the nucleus of one of the daughter cells; the result is one normal cell and one cell with monosomy.
jet lag see jet lag.

lag

(lag),
1. To move or progress more slowly than normal; to fall behind.
2. The act or condition of falling behind.
3. The time interval between a change in one variable and a consequent change in another variable.
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Thus, the traits TSW and PFD contributed to the similarity between the population of Vacaria with those from Cacador, Lages and Peru.
Crosses between the population of Vacaria with populations of Cacador, Lages and Peru are recommended, to obtain segregating fisalis populations and to possibly exploit hybrid vigor.
However, there was variability within each location for the characteristics, with the exception of the height of the first pod insertion in Lages, Santa Catarina State (Table 2).
Assim sendo, pode-se afirmar que os ambientes de Chapeco e de Lages modificaram o valor fenotipico de todos os genotipos avaliados do grupo preto de forma similar.
GVT will be initially available in 18 districts of Lages, corresponding to a coverage of 59 percent of the urban area of the municipality.
Fernando Borges, Managing Director and Head of Carlyle s South American Buyout team added, We have found in the Guerra Lages family the ideal partner for a growth capital investment in a sector which will benefit strongly from Brazil s economic development.