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var·i·a·tion

(var'ē-ā'shŭn),
1. Deviation from type, especially the parent type, in structure, form, physiology, or behavior.
2. Synonym(s): type (3)
[L. variatio, fr. vario, to change, vary]

variation

(vâr′ē-ā′shən, văr′-)
n.
1.
a. The act, fact, or process of varying.
b. The extent or degree to which something varies: a variation of ten pounds in weight.
2. Biology The existence within a species or other group of organisms of differences in form, function, or behavior, especially when hereditary.

var′i·a′tion·al adj.

var·i·a·tion

(var'ē-ā'shŭn)
Deviation from the type, especially the parent type, in structure, form, physiology, or behavior.
[L. variatio, fr. vario, to change, vary]

variation

  1. ecophenotypic variation (see ECOPHENOTYPE caused by local factors, as opposed to genetic factors, in an organism.
  2. any differences (both genotypic and phenotypic) between individuals in a population or between parents and their offspring. see GENETIC VARIABILITY.
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Previous work has shown that cryptic variation in natural populations promotes rapid evolutionary adaptation.
Among the 10 patients with right sided CRS, 7 patients had anatomical variation(s) on the right side, and 3 patients had bilateral anatomical variations. 5 out of 6 patients with left sided CRS had left sided anatomical variation (s) while 1 patient had bilateral anatomical variations.
& PEIRO, S., (2014), "Atlas of Variations in Medical Practice in Spain: The Spanish National Health Service under scrutiny", Health Policy, 114:15-30.
This was evident at various stages during the 80 minutes that Hewitt sat playing in the spotlight, but particularly in variation 25, which has been described as the "black pearl" of the work.
The overheating caused large variation in motor current, screw speed, and pressure in a large vented extruder.
We agree that the analytic variations for MCV from current hematology analyzers are small, and the evidence from our study also demonstrated that analytic variation for MCV was 0.1%, which is comparable with those variations from most modern hematology analyzers (ranging from 0.78% to [less than or equal to]1%).
They then analyzed 22 stool samples from patients whose colon tissues had APC variations, and nine stool samples from patients whose colon tissues did not have APC variations, as controls.
In a tolerance representation scheme, geometric variations of the component can be described by defining relative situation between the nominal feature and the actual feature of that component [11].
These playlisis are exportable as either HTML, files or native Variations files (V2P).
On the basis of specially chosen fragment (1992 to 1997) of pendulums registration we evaluate possibilities of explanation of non-tidal trends by temperature, pressure or humidity variations. Five years long interval of non-tidal signals measured by horizontal pendulums in azimuths EW and NS was taken into account.
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If you store materials in a pole barn, there are going to be significant variations in temperature and humidity, both of which can influence the final quality and consistency tremendously.