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moiety:

see clanclan,
social group based on actual or alleged unilineal descent from a common ancestor. Such groups have been known in all parts of the world and include some that claim the parentage or special protection of an animal, plant, or other object (see totem).
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moiety

(ANTHROPOLOGY) half a social group produced by the application of a social rule. The most common division is into two PATRILINEAL or MATRILINEAL moietics on the basis of DESCENT, but other rules are also applied, such as residence or marriage.

moiety

[′mȯi·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
A part or portion of a molecule, generally complex, having a characteristic chemical or pharmacological property.
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In this case, the upper pole moiety of the right duplicated kidney was small and dysplastic and the ultrasound failed to demonstrate duplex renal collecting system.
This study was the first to identify proteins that directly add and remove the phosphorylcholine moiety, Luo said.
FDA extends the Pharmanex decision's reasoning with regard to active ingredients in finding that an active moiety is indeed an "article" for the purposes of DSHEA's exclusionary clause.
Since the use of the PMHS-PDMS copolymer possessing a hydride equivalent weight of 135 provided the best crosslinking and film uniformity and integrity, this copolymer was used as the starting material for producing QAS-functional PDMS polymers were prepared that possessed variations in QAS moiety concentration.
Table I gives the typical values for the lengths of bonds found within the 3-nitrophenolate moiety.
The members of each moiety regard themselves as related to each other in a classificatory manner.
Ureteropelvic junction obstruction in the lower moiety of an incompletely duplicated collecting system secondary to an accessory precaval renal artery
Access to the lower cavity is restricted by the close proximity of Y83 and Y131 side chains, which suggests the natural ligand may be long and narrow with a hydrophobic moiety at one end, e.
Incorporating the cycloalkenyl acrylate moiety also lowers the melting point, allowing the resulting copolymers to be processed easily.
A 5-year-old male with a horseshoe kidney had an atrophic right renal moiety resulting in hypertension.
The company says myfortic is a new, enteric coated formulation of mycophenolic acid that delivers the active moiety mycophenolic acid.
He asked Peter to find a yearling in 1972, and he managed to find a cheap filly by Falcon at the Newmarket October Sales, which he named Moiety Bird.