sibship


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sibship

(ˈsɪbʃɪp)
n
(Genetics) a group of children of the same parents
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Sibship was estimated in each geoduck group using a full-maximum likelihood model as implemented by Colony v.
This further proves the expression variability even within the same sibship that has been described in the literature.
Sibship Patterns--In the current study, the remarkably high mean separation of full sib pairs (7.
Migration on 379-96 Children's Educational Progress in Rural China 48 The Effect of Yao Lu and American Sociological Sibship Size on Donald Treiman Review, 73(5).
Analyzing sibship correlations in birth weight using large sibships from Norway.
Parental Divorce, Sibship Size, Family Resources, and Children's Academic Performance.
A study conducted in the Netherlands in 2010 (17) included 2383 individuals from a genetically isolated population, taking into account environmental effects by adjusting for sibship and showed that there is evidence for shared genetic factors contributing to the co-occurrence of symptoms of depression and cardiovascular risk factors, especially concerning atherogenic lipid profile--high total and LDL-cholesterol, low HDL-cholesterol, thus suggesting a common genetic pathogenesis.
Impact of sibship size, birth order and sex composition on school enrollment in urban turkey, Middle East.
We question the use of mechanical models, such as coin flipping, to represent the probabilities of gender distributions in sibship families consisting of two children.
Parental Educational Investment and Children's Academic Risk--Estimates of the Impact of Sibship Size and Birth Order from Exogenous Variation in Fertility.
1980: Unconfounding the confluence model: A test of sibship size and birth-order effects on intelligence.