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origin

1. Anatomy
a. the end of a muscle, opposite its point of insertion
b. the beginning of a nerve or blood vessel or the site where it first starts to branch out
2. Maths
a. the point of intersection of coordinate axes or planes
b. the point whose coordinates are all zero
3. Commerce the country from which a commodity or product originates

origin

[′är·ə·jən]
(anatomy)
The point at which the nonmoving end of a muscle is attached to a bone; it is at the proximal end of the muscle.
(computer science)
Absolute storage address in relative coding to which addresses in a region are referenced.
(mathematics)
The point of a coordinate system at which all coordinate axes meet.
References in classic literature ?
When ye despise pleasant things, and the effeminate couch, and cannot couch far enough from the effeminate: there is the origin of your virtue.
When ye are willers of one will, and when that change of every need is needful to you: there is the origin of your virtue.
No one ought to feel surprise at much remaining as yet unexplained in regard to the origin of species and varieties, if he makes due allowance for our profound ignorance in regard to the mutual relations of all the beings which live around us.
The question which Plato has raised respecting the origin and nature of ideas belongs to the infancy of philosophy; in modern times it would no longer be asked.
It grieves me that it should be so, but it seems only fair to tell you, what Professor Maxon either does not know or has forgotten, that his daughter will not look with pleasure upon you when she learns your origin.
According to the researcher state that, consumers can select a wide range of alternative products colors, quality, price, brand, and origin which has a same categories products.
Affymetrix Inc (Nasdaq:AFFX) announced on Monday that its board of directors, in consultation with its legal and financial advisors, has determined that the unsolicited merger proposal submitted by Origin Technologies Corporation LLC on 22 March 2016 does not constitute a 'Superior Proposal', as defined in Affymetrix' merger agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE: TMO) and has recommended against the Origin proposal.
BioWare is offering players to relive the first chapter of the "Dragon Age" game series by sending "Dragon Age Origins" On The House at Origin.
Thus, in the current legislative context, manufacturers are free to mark the origin of their products voluntarily, although it should be noted that indicating an incorrect origin is prohibited by Directive 2005/29/EC on control of unfair commercial practices.
All butter in the survey was labelled with either the origin of the milk or the place where it was manufactured, or both, while 77 percent of cheese showed the origin of the milk or the place it was manufactured.
Origin management provides companies with the opportunity to combine trade intelligence and trade management software, offering the following benefits:
Frank Aarestrup and colleagues attempt to summarize information concerning this topic in their new book, Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria of Animal Origin.