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cohort

Biology a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a subclass (usually of mammals) or subfamily (of plants)

cohort

a group of persons possessing a common characteristic, such as being born in the same year, or entering school on the same date. The term is usually used in making generalizations derived from quantitative data (see QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH TECHNIQUES).

Cohort

 

(Latin cohors ). (1) A tactical subdivision of a legion in ancient Rome from the second century B.c. A legion had ten cohorts, each with from 360 to 600 men.

(2) Figuratively, a tightly knit group of people.

(3) A biological classification category that unites several related orders. For instance, the cohort of the Unguiculata includes the orders Insectívora, Dermoptera, Chiroptera, and Primates.

cohort

[′kō‚hȯrt]
(statistics)
A group of individuals who experience a significant event, such as birth, during the same period of time.
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As can be seen from the figure, the aggregate LFP rate estimated from the model with only age-gender and cohort effects on the 19762007 sample exceeds the actual aggregate LFP rate after 2008, and the two lines coincide at the end of 2012.
The European Union (EU) has funded the Environmental Health Risks in European Birth Cohorts (ENRIECO) project to coordinate birth cohort research in Europe in the area of environmental contaminant exposures (ENRIECO 2009).
30 patients with metastatic CRPC who have histologically or cytologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the prostate who received docetaxel for metastatic CRPC and at least one NHT for CSPC or metastatic CRPC will be enrolled in a new combination-therapy expansion cohort at the recommended dose of cabozantinib 40 mg plus atezolizumab 1,200 mg.
The percent ON-Time increased an average of 19 percent for the first cohort and 33 percent for the second cohort during the same period.
To help identify cohort program goals and desired outcomes, district-level supervisors may consider the following questions when reviewing available data:
Furthermore, in all cohorts the age of onset of arthritis in obese individuals was earlier compared to those of healthy weight.
Cohort 2 professors are marked by growing maturity and confidence.
The proportion of LT surgeries performed for HCV-related ESLD among persons in the birth cohort increased from 60.2% in 1995 to 90.7% in 2012.
PROGESTERONE COHORT: 262 of 398 had live births 65.8% PLACEBO COHORT: 271 of 428 had live births 63.3% BY DEEPAK CHITNIS
It included 7 prospective cohort studies, which comprised the best quality evidence available (numerous other reviewed studies were of lower quality).
Overall, lung growth between ages 11 and 15 was more than 10 percent greater for children in the 2007-2011 cohort than for children in the 1994-1998 cohort.