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Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]
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n. pl. progeny or proge·nies
a. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
b. A child or children of a parent or parents: claimed to be the progeny of the king.
c. A person's descendants considered as a group.
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Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]
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Nonetheless, neuronal sensory pathways are important for inherited avoidance, because avoidance behavior in both mothers and their progeny was associated with upregulated expression of several neuronally-associated genes.
In the progeny section the champion group was Elfyn Owen's trio of three mule ewe lambs (white-faced type).
After estimation of the genotypic values for each hybrid as a function of the replications and of the six evaluations, the average of all individuals of the progeny were obtained and compared by the t-test, adopting 5% as the critical level of probability.
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We performed crosses between males from the S, CI, and CN selected lines and females from an unrelated line infected with DMelSV to test for relationships between transmission and selection regime, progeny sex, and development time in these D.
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It was stated that on the basis of chemical analysis the forensic investigation of the sample showed that it belonged to cow or its progeny. The report was sent to the Noida police and submitted to a fast- track court in a sealed cover, an official said.
For example, the connections Katelyn Lippitt made during her PROGENY participation while she was an undergraduate at the University of Maryland-College Park led her to Purdue University, the institution at which she will pursue her PhD.
"We wanted to know whether stem cells and their progeny interpret the signal differently and if so how."
From present study it is concluded that change in haematology through selection for higher body weight results in impaired immune profile and diseases resistance in subsequent progeny. However parental age revealed no such effect.