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Occurring in sequence.
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(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.
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When criterion performance was achieved (two sequential trials with feedback scores of 100 or better), testing stopped and subjects' scores and the nature of the experiment were further explained.

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