heterogeneity


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heterogeneity

[¦hed·ə·rə·jə′nē·əd·ē]
(biology)
The condition or state of being different in kind or nature.
(science and technology)
The condition of a sample of matter that is composed of particles or aggregates of different substances of dissimilar composition.
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In contrast, a rise in area unit religious fragmentation significantly lowers volunteering rates for all four specifications, although the magnitude falls when other types of heterogeneity are also controlled for.
Our measure of board heterogeneity ranges from a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 20 with a mean (median) of 14.
We believe the definition of HER2 GH established by the CAP panel should first be used in clinical studies to assess the clinical significance of intratumoral heterogeneity of HER2 amplification before HER2 GH becomes a recommended or required component of the pathology report.
To demonstrate the importance of properly accounting for consumer heterogeneity, the new index was compared with a Mudgett-Stone price index, a representative-consumer approach to accounting for seasonality.
Keywords: concrete, representative element, stochastic heterogeneity, structure-sensitivity.
Other ECG indices of repolarization heterogeneity were studied in small groups of patients.
In this paper we assert that existing research on global teams has not adequately addressed methods to mitigate the difficulties associated with heterogeneity and distance and still capitalize on the heterogeneity deliberately designed in the team.
However, in view of confusion over the interpretation of the slow mode, the application of DLS as a tool for the quality control of the polymer solution in industries, especially to assess the heterogeneity of the polymer solution has been limited.
065), highly significant among population heterogeneity (heterogeneity chi-squared = 465.
The three priority areas are: monitoring tumor cell heterogeneity and its contribution to response or resistance to therapy; molecular mechanisms to identify and direct subsets of patients with B-cell malignancies to the right therapy; and the role of tumor microenvironment in initiation and maintenance of blood cancers.
2 ( ANI ): Vice President Hamid Ansari said that a distinctive feature of the Indian society is its heterogeneity, and added that the past six decades have witnessed immense changes in social and political perceptions in societies the world over.
Moreover, heterogeneity (racial or otherwise) may increase the number of social categories and thereby reduce the extent to which individuals identify with one another.