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a·lign·ment

(ă-līn'ment),
1. The longitudinal position of a bone or limb.
2. The act of bringing into line.
3. In dentistry, the arrangement of the teeth in relation to the supporting structures and the adjacent and opposing dentitions.
[Fr. aligner, to line up, fr. L. linea, line]

alignment

The process of lining up two or more protein (or nucleic acid) sequences to assess the similarity of their amino acids, which is used to compare the relatedness (identity) of one protein to others, but also to evaluate evolutionary conservation.

a·lign·ment

(ă-līn'mĕnt)
1. The longitudinal position of a bone or limb.
2. dentistry The arrangement of the teeth in relation to the supporting structures and the adjacent and opposing dentitions.
[Fr. aligner, to line up, fr. L. linea, line]

a·lign·ment

(ă-līn'mĕnt)
In dentistry, the arrangement of the teeth in relation to the supporting structures and the adjacent and opposing dentitions.
[Fr. aligner, to line up, fr. L. linea, line]
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