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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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The study also suggested that the greater affability of pedigrees came about because breeders tended to leave the kittens with their mothers for longer, during a crucial period in their development, when they are becoming used to humans.
AN online "dating site for dogs" has been set up in a bid to improve the health of pedigree animals.
There are more pedigree cats than you can shake a cat at.
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The world's most advanced pedigree beef cattle recording system is now up and running in the UK and buyers will have their first opportunity of making use of the performance figures generated by the system at next month's Perth bull sales.
Until now, preventing counterfeit drugs by providing accurate drug pedigrees has been complex and expensive for pharmaceutical wholesale distributors who typically carry more than 40,000 drug stocking units to supply pharmacies that fill over three billion prescriptions annually.
The revised pedigrees still indicate manic depression has some sort of genetic basis, he syas.
Dik Drug distributes more than 20,000 products over a broad spectrum of categories; however, few of these products are received with pedigrees.
considers the merits of breeding theories, genetic studies and investigation LOOKING at the pedigrees of the runners in Wednesday's Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes before the race, I was struck by the fact that Lillie Langtry is out of a mare by Darshaan.
Electronic pedigree documents are encouraged, but the standard also specifies how paper pedigrees can be scanned and embedded into the electronic document, ensuring a complete pedigree document record of the drug's chain of custody.