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1. a doubling; in genetics, the presence of an extra segment of chromosome. See also repeat.
2. the process of copying a radiograph.
3. abnormal doubling of a body part.


1. A doubling.
See also: reduplication.
2. Inclusion of two copies of the same genetic material in a genome; an important step in diversification of genomes, as in the evolution of the (nonallelic) hemoglobin chains from a common ancestor. Synonym(s): gene duplication
[L. duplicatio, a doubling, fr. duplico, to double]


(do͞o′plĭ-kā′shən, dyo͞o′-)
a. The act or procedure of duplicating.
b. The condition of being duplicated.
2. Genetics
a. The occurrence of a repeated section of genetic material in a chromosome.
b. The formation of such a duplication.


1. A doubling.
See also: reduplication
2. genetics Inclusion of two copies of the same genetic material in a genome; an important step in diversification of genomes, as in the evolution of the (nonallelic) hemoglobin chains from a common ancestor.
[L. duplicatio, a doubling, fr. duplico, to double]


1. A doubling.
[L. duplicatio, a doubling, fr. duplico, to double]

Patient discussion about duplication

Q. what is the cause for double vision

A. Double vision, or diplopia, as it's called, may be due to many conditions, including disorders of the muscles of the eye (extra-ocular muscles) and the nerves controlling them, disorders of the eye ball (enlarged eyeball as in Graves' ), and sometimes disorders of vision.

Diplopia may manifest important conditions, so consulting a doctor (e.g. neurologist or ophthalmologist) may be wise.

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Q. I have fibromyalgia and am having terrible vision problems...double, blurred, feel off blance.Is this common?

A. Blurry vision is not a usual symptom in fibromyalgia. If you are experiencing this on a permenant basis you should see a doctor- either a neurologist or an ophthalmologist to rule out other vision conditions that might be causing this.

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If the duplicates were issued in a different colour and marked duplicate then anyone who had an original ticket would be arrested or spoken to about how they got that ticket.
The snapshot is replicated to a secondary storage device to create a duplicate image of the primary volume at the remote location.
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But from the same point take mankind in mass, and for the most part, they seem a mob of unnecessary duplicates, both contemporary and hereditary." In part through an ambivalent relationship to the technologies she uses in her performances, Anderson has long explored the question that Melville raises concerning the value of individual human beings.
Now, center stage for clones (near-exact genetic duplicates) is a mob scene.
In mammals, the hox genes at each position in each of the four sets resemble those at comparable positions in the other sets, suggesting that the multiple sets arose as duplicates of the original, Peter Holland explains.