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pedigree

1. 
a. the line of descent of a purebred animal
b. (as modifier): a pedigree bull
2. a document recording this

pedigree

[′ped·ə‚grē]
(genetics)
Diagrammatic representation of the ancestry of an individual.
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For years veterinarians have noticed that FIP is more common in pedigreed cats in general.
Even though Chappell believes that England is favoured to win on paper as they have more pedigreed players and Australia needs everything to go right in batting and bowling, however, he added that playing on the turf is very different from paper suggestions.
Kanfinan's textual selections--some pedigreed quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt, Gloria Steinem, Mac West, and Marilyn Monroe--ring with force; occasionally the unknown excerpt proves equally startling.
HAPPY HUNTING at the Blue Pineapple yields unique discoveries like this antler base side table in matte white finish ($750) styled with antique French bottles, turquoise accessories (from $58) and an eclectic treasure trove of vintage pieces and pedigreed antiques hand-picked by Barbara and Peter Matson during buying trips abroad.
This year marked the start of reforms put into place after the game-changing BBC documentary - Jemima Harrison's "Pedigreed Dogs Exposed" - shocked the country with images of dogs so structurally unsound that the normal life of a dog was impossible.
Purists will certainly be satisfied by the likes of pedigreed new stagings of Timon of Athens at the National Theatre (Nicholas I lytner directs, Simon Russell Beale stars) and King Lear at the Almeida Theatre (directed by Michael Attenborough, with Jonathan Pryce in the title role).
He is a pedigreed diplomat with roots in Kerala, but he is equally at ease with Punjabi aggressiveness in Delhi - including all the cuss words.
Some cats have a genetic predisposition to allergic dermatitis caused by environmental allergens (atopy), and pedigreed cats have a higher predisposition than cats in the general population, according to Dr.
It is genuinely sad and somewhat shocking to think that such a pedigreed firm wasn't able to keep itself afloat in these rocky financial times, and they aren't the only ones in that particular boat either.
When he moves with his family to a new neighbourhood, the dog finds that fitting in with his new fourlegged - and pedigreed - friends isn't easy.
Despite The Florida Bar's press release, the general public is very hip to the common sense notion that attorney self-regulation makes it far too tempting for high pedigreed lawyers like Rothstein to pull off the type of mega-scams the Bar calls a "rare circumstance."
11 years in same location, residuals $5K/mo., a pedigreed business and marquee location.