heterogeneous strain

heterogeneous strain

[‚hed·ə·rə¦jē·nē·əs ′strān]
(mechanics)
A strain in which the components of the displacement of a point in the body cannot be expressed as linear functions of the original coordinates.
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tsutsugamushi includes heterogeneous strains classified in five major serotypes: Boryon, Gilliam, Karp, Kato and Kawazaki.
The Collaborative Cross (CC) is a carefully planned and controlled mouse recombinant inbreeding program that began in 2005 with eight genetically heterogeneous strains.
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