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Continuity

Continuity

absence of interruption, a succession of parts intimately united, e.g., the unbroken conjunction of cells and structures that make up a single bone of the skull.

Compare: contiguity.

Origin: L. Continuus, continued


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Re: Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation

... replacing damaged or aged tissue. According to this Q&A , the cells lining your small intestine get replaced every week. So, mitosis provides continuity, because a parent cell gives rise to daughter cells, propagating the genetic information carried in that cell. However, it does not introduce ...

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by Luxorien
Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation
Replies: 3
Views: 2438

Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation

... in advance =) Sorry guys some of the questions are probably so simple, but I really suck at biology:\ 1. What type of cell division provides continuity without variation, and what does this mean? ^ I got mitosis. Though I’m not sure what it means. 2.What is a positive mutation? ^ Is that ...

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by Ayeshaa
Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:50 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation
Replies: 3
Views: 2438

Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

... quantitative constancy of individuals and the qualitative variability which is directed aside their perfection. Experimentally established law of continuity attributes of being radically changes representation about development and preservation of the nature, because the set of known facts confirming ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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Views: 6333

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... become distinct species? According to the biological species concept widely used for animals and plants, species are recognized by reproductive continuity within species and reproductive barriers leading to genetic isolation between species (67). This is quite a fundamental point to focus on ...

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by canalon
Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165332

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... become distinct species? According to the biological species concept widely used for animals and plants, species are recognized by reproductive continuity within species and reproductive barriers leading to genetic isolation between species (67). This is quite a fundamental point to focus on ...

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by jevg
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 165332
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