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se·quence

(sē'kwens),
1. The succession, or following, of one thing, process, or event after another; in dysmorphology, a pattern of multiple anomalies derived from a single known or presumed prior anomaly or mechanical factor.
2. The imposition of a paricular order on a number of items.
Synonym(s): anomalad (2) , complex (8)
[L. sequor, to follow]

sequence

(sē′kwəns, -kwĕns′)
n.
1. A following of one thing after another; succession.
2. An order of succession; an arrangement.
3. Biochemistry The order of constituents in a polymer, especially the order of nucleotides in a nucleic acid or of the amino acids in a protein.
tr.v. se·quenced, se·quencing, se·quences
1. To organize or arrange in a sequence.
2. To determine the order of constituents in (a polymer, such as a nucleic acid or protein molecule).

sequence

Medspeak
The order of performing a task.

Molecular biology
noun A heteromeric chain of similar, but not identical molecules—e.g., nucleotides (in a gene) or amino acids (in a protein).

verb To determine the order of a sequence.

Paediatrics
(1) An array of multiple congenital anomalies resulting from an early single primary defect of morphogenesis which unleashes a cascade of secondary and tertiary defects.
(2) A group of clinicopathologic consequences of the aberrant formation of one or more early embryologic structures.

sequence

Pediatrics Anomalad An array of multiple congenital anomalies resulting from an early single 1º defect of morphogenesis that unleashes a 'cascade' of 2º and 3º defects; a sequence is also defined as a set of clinicopathologic consequences of the aberrant formation of one or more early embryologic structures. See Dysmorphology.
Sequence types  
Malformation Incorrect formation of tissues
Deformation Abnormal forces acting on normal tissues
Disruption Breakdown of normal tissue
Note: The Pierre-Robin sequence is caused by 1º mandibular hypoplasia, which results in a tongue that is too small for the oral cavity and which drops back–glossoptosis, blocking closure of the posterior palatal shelf, resulting in a high arched U-shaped cleft palate Examples of sequences include athyroidotic hypothyroidism sequence, DiGeorge sequence, early urethral obstruction sequence, bladder exstrophy sequence, cloacal extrophy sequence, holoprosencephaly sequence, jugular lymphatic obstruction sequence, Kartagener syndrome/sequence, Klippel-Feil sequence, laterality sequence, meningomyelocele, anencephaly, iniencephaly sequence, occult spinal dysraphism sequence, oligohydramnios sequence, Rokitansky sequence, septo-optic dysplasia–de Morsier sequence, sirenomelia sequence

se·quence

(sē'kwĕns)
The succession, or following, of one thing or event after another.
[L. sequor, to follow]

se·quence

(sē'kwĕns)
1. Succession, or following, of one thing, process, or event after another.
2. Imposition of a particular order on several items.
[L. sequor, to follow]
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For example, the 'Dual-Base Curve' (DB-Curve)[7] has been designed to visualize the features of a genome sequence at a glance.
which means that any binary De Bruijn sequence of span n exhibits a ZCZ of length (n-1) chips in its periodic autocorrelation function.
These developments focused on technologies that parallelize the sequencing process, thereby concurrently producing thousands to millions of sequences. In ultra-high-throughput sequencing systems, 500,000 or more sequencing runs by synthesis operations can be performed in parallel.
If we want to acquire a fast, robust study with T1-weighted image contrast, one option is a fast spin-echo sequence, as used for T2-weighted imaging.
There are 6 possible positions for a P sequence embedded in a P septuplet.
The second eDNA library was amplified by PCR with specially designed primer sets in which 6 nucleotides composed of CC (HaeIII-digested sequence) and 4 variable nucleotides were added to the 3' end of the adaptor sequence (Figure 2).
However, together with the category analysis, we have propounded the study of the different sequences produced in these spaces of communication that could lead to configuring what Bellack described as movements of discourse, something we have already referred to earlier.
Let its call the sequence mentioned above as Smarandache Deconstructive sequence of the first kind (SDS-1) because a similar Deconstructive sequence can be constructed by sequentially repeating the digits 0 to 9 as follows [4].
PETER WATKINS / POP SHOVE 50-50 / SEQUENCE: KROLICK
The reactions were designed to sequence ~400 bases of 16S ribosomal DNA.
In the final section Bosence and Wilson discuss the complexities of sequence stratigraphy in carbonate settings and introduce the use of numeric stratigraphic modeling for facies prediction.
"As our technology is the first that was intentionally designed to sequence whole genomes, we are confident that having this license from a technology leader such as Pyrosequencing AB will ensure our first- mover advantage," added Dr.