lineage structure

lineage structure

[′lin·ē·ij ‚strək·chər]
(crystallography)
An imperfection structure characterizing a crystal, parts of which have slight differences in orientation.
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To analyze how this lineage structure affected the mutualism, we classified bacteria into three groups according to their host lineage of origin.
This lineage structure is congruent with the three lineages that we have observed in an intensive study of a single local population (IL-1; Spoerke et al.
One pleasure of this book is Lu's constant conversations with historians of China, with close readings of Prasenjit Duara's formulations of informal state brokerage and the "cultural nexus of power," as well as Philip Huang's notion of "involution in agricultural production." (4) Lu points to other groundbreaking scholars, such as Vivienne Shue, who has noted the irony that, even as the early decades of the People's Republic of China (PRC) saw attacks on kinship and lineage structures, the commune organization and hukou system effectively tied people to the land, which in many cases allowed some traditional kinship and lineage structures to remain active into the 1980s.
Indians, however, resisted this form of forced acculturation "by regrouping within pueblos de indios around preconquest lineage structures" (p.