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Occurring in sequence.
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 sequenceSee: Goldenhar sequence
In magnetic resonance imaging, a series of radio waves designed to produce proton stimulation necessary to create the image.
The order in which newly enrolled patients are entered either into active treatment or into the placebo branch of a clinical trial.
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
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.
the use of a partial opioid agonist after a pure agonist to reverse respiratory depression but maintain analgesia. Called also agonist/antagonist analgesia.
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.
see sequential analysis (above).