interspersion


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interspersion

[‚in·tər′spər·zhən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A regular pattern of alternating sequences of repetitious and nonrepetitious deoxyribonucleic acid in the genome of eukaryotes.
(ecology)
An intermingling of different organisms within a community.
The level or degree of intermingling of one kind of organism with others in the community.
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Consequently, six landscape metrics as explanatory variables were Segment-Based Number of Patches (SB-NUMP), Segment-Based Edge Density (SB-ED), Segment-Based Interspersion Juxtaposition Index (SB-IJI), Segment-Based Shannon's Diversity Index (SB-SDI), Segment-Based Shannon's Evenness Index (SB-SEI) and Segment-Based Patch richness (SB-PR).
Smaller home ranges on RWF are likely due to the favorable interspersion and juxtaposition of foraging habitats and den sites.
Interspersion of these habitats has declined in Midwestern landscapes (e.
The patterns were originally identified as circumlocution, narrative interspersion, and recursion by Ball (1992) when she examined the written texts of African-American adolescents, who are speakers of a nonstandard dialect of English, namely, African-American Vernacular English.
The forest has a high interspersion of private land.
Movement across open spaces among habitat patches may readily occur because the species is adapted to a natural interspersion of open and wooded habitats.
Waters combines powerful, menacing sounds with moments of real poignancy, and I loved the dramatic theatre created by the interspersion of gunfire and marching feet.
Mullen is concerned with matching up the aesthetic and ethical dimensions of her verse, asserting the political effect of the volume's defamiliarizing structure in terms of its interspersion of high and mass cultures, its tonal breaks and turns, its allusive play, and its concern with the shifting nature of identity.
Eventually, we come to realize, much more clearly than Pietro and his innocuous companions ever do, that the anxieties and frustrations that fill the boy's private world are but a faint reflection of insidious forces run amuck--those that militate on a grand scale to undermine every principle of law and social justice, in effect, through the judicious interspersion of various chronological references, Vinci allows us to adumbrate by ourselves the realpolitik that obtained in Italy from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
The interspersion of poetic songs throughout the film is mirrored by Sena's use of strategically placed poems to break up the linear prose narrative and insert an extra dimension, as if he were using all the subtle qualities of poetry to paint a three dimensional picture.
It is in terms of this function that we must understand the insistent interspersion of white space throughout Jabes's books; whiteness is the mark of an erasure.
Following transplantation into germinal zones of the developing newborn mouse brain, they, like their rodent counterparts, can participate in aspects of normal development, including migration along well-established migratory pathways to disseminated CNS regions, differentiation into multiple developmentally- and regionally-appropriate cell types in response to microenvironmental cues, and non-disruptive, non-tumorigenic interspersion with host progenitors and their progeny.