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Occurring in sequence.


(se'kwens) [L. sequentia, the following, context]
1. The order or occurrence of a series of related events.
2. The arrangement of nucleotides in a nucleic acid molecule. sequential (se-kwen'chal), adjective

Goldenhar sequence

See: Goldenhar sequence

pulse sequence

In magnetic resonance imaging, a series of radio waves designed to produce proton stimulation necessary to create the image.

randomization sequence

The order in which newly enrolled patients are entered either into active treatment or into the placebo branch of a clinical trial.

spacer sequence

The genetic material on a chromosome that separates actively transcribed genes. It may make up the largest part of the genome of some eukaryotic organisms and often consists of tandem repeats of DNA. Synonym: spacer DNA

terminator sequence

In genetics, a specific series of nucleotides that instructs a cell to stop transcribing a gene.


characterized by a regular sequence of additions or modifications.

sequential analgesia
the use of a partial opioid agonist after a pure agonist to reverse respiratory depression but maintain analgesia. Called also agonist/antagonist analgesia.
sequential analysis
data are analyzed as they become available so that the experiment or survey can be terminated as soon as the required result is available at the desired rate of statistical significance.
sequential trials
see sequential analysis (above).
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For this research note we select one example of sequential costs in each of several key areas.
Sequential, multidisciplinary arts instruction for children and youths offered by Storefront School for the Arts in five public housing developments
The athletic department doesn't have a written contract with SeQuential, said Eric Roedl, executive senior associate athletic director for finance and administration.
Tengram and its predecessor fund, Windsong Brands, LLC, has investments in Robert Graham, Sequential Brands Group, Nest Fragrances, Ellen Tracy, Caribbean Joe, Field & Stream, Carlos Falchi, Design Within Reach, and Cloudveil.
Adding to the cool quotient: Jack Johnson, the Hawaiian surfer/acoustic pop star/environmental activist, and his wife, Kim, recently have invested in SeQuential Pacific Biodiesel.
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This is the first of many acquisitions for Sequential," commented William Sweedler, Co-Founder of Tengram Capital Partners and Chairman of Sequential Brands Group.
And that means SeQuential Biofuels - the Portland fuel company born in a Eugene garage - is feeling the pinch, even as it embarks on a major expansion of its production facilities and launches a new company to make sure it can collect enough used cooking oil to feed the new plant.
Prospects for 3D blow molding are also improved by refinements in sequential hard-soft-hard molding.
The software uses the time stamps on the update records and a special algorithm to form a group of records called a "Consistency Group," which guarantees data and sequential update integrity.
Each card will contain a unique, laser-engraved, sequential serial number.
2 million, a 24% increase from the sequential quarter, and a 7% increase from the prior year period.

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