second-generation

sec·ond-gen·er·a·tion

(sĕk′ənd-jĕn′ə-rā′shən)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are immigrants.
b. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are citizens by birth and whose grandparents are immigrants.
2. Of or relating to a member or members of the second generation of a family to do something or achieve something: second-generation college students.
3. Of, relating to, or being the second form or version of a product or technology: second-generation software; second-generation antihistamines.
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It is true that second-generation Kurdish nationalists and PKK members usually come from displaced families.
Clinicians reduced prescriptions for one second-generation antipsychotic medication associated with metabolic problems after the Food and Drug Administration required warnings in 2003 about increased risk for diabetes and hyperlipidemia with that class of drugs, a new study shows.
In this section, the educational level of first-and second-generation Christian and Muslim men is compared for each of the customized areas.
And the effects would be more acutely felt in Los Angeles, which has the highest percentage of second-generation Mexican-Americans in the nation.
The Army's Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) via the HTI concept, or commonality of design, involves insertion of a common second-generation thermal sensor, known as the B-Kit, into the Army's highest priority ground-based platforms: the M1A2 SEP Abrams tank, the M2A3/M3A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, M707 Knight Vehicle, M1114 Up-Armored HMMWV, the next generation M1151 Armored HMMWV, the Stryker Brigade Combat Team's Reconnaissance and Fire Support Variant (RV/FSV), and the Navy's PHALANX Weapon Systems (CIWS), Close-In Weapons Systems.
OGX-011 is a second-generation antisense drug designed to specifically inhibit the production of clusterin, a cell-survival protein that is up-regulated in response to standard anti-cancer treatments.
But so far, none of these so-called second-generation crops have entered the marketplace, anywhere in the world.
Second-generation South Asian American women are increasingly turning to bhangra as a way of defining cultural identity, at a time when the mainstream is also discovering the dance.
Furthermore, the composition of second-generation stars reflects the atoms forged in the first generation and then released into space during the universe's initial round of supernova explosions.
Infection and Transmission among Second-Generation Patients
1) The results of the study also suggest, although inconclusively, that women who use third-generation pills (those containing the progestogen gestodene or desogestrel) are less likely to have a heart attack than those using pills containing the second-generation drug levonorgestrel, and that the use of third-generation pills is not associated with the risk of heart attack.