allelo-, allel- (Greek: one another, of one another; literally, "the other"; reciprocally; in mutual relation).
Perception of tactile sensation as being remote from the actual point of stimulation.
1. One of two or more alternative forms of a gene, occupying the same position on paired chromosomes and controlling the same inherited characteristic.
2. One of two or more different genes containing specific inheritable characteristics that occupy corresponding positions (loci) on paired chromosomes.
Pertaining to alleles; produced by alternative genes.
The existence of alleles, or their relationship to one another.
The once held theory of mutual stimulation of cells to growth, or stimulation of growth in a bacterial culture by the addition to it of other cells of the same type.
Chemical interactions between species, involving release of active chemical substances, such as scents, pheromones, and toxins.
One of several alternative forms of the same gene, occupying the same relative positions in homologous chromosomes.
Producing offspring in broods that are entirely of one sex.
Pertaining to or of the nature of allelomorphs.
The existence, transmission, or inheritance of allelomorphs (one of several alternative forms of a gene).
allelopathy, allelopathic, allelopathically:
The release into the environment by one plant of a substance that inhibits the germination or growth of other potential competitor plants of the same or another species.
allesthetics, allesthetic, allaesthetics:
1. The formation, during development, of one organ from more than one embryologic structure.
2. Development of a part from several embryonic structures.
The frequency distribution of a given set of alleles in a population.
Transformation of one part into another in the regeneration of parts; a gradual growth or development into a particular form.
1. In physics, An apparent change in the position of an object when the person looking at the object changes position.
2. In astronomy, the angle between two imaginary lines from two different observation points meeting at a star or celestial body that is used to measure its distance from the Earth.
parallel (Literally, "beside each other"):
1. In geometry, relating to or being lines, planes, or curved surfaces that are always the same distance apart and therefore never meet.
2. Relating to two things that are comparable because they are similar and share many characteristics.
A polyhedron consisting of six faces that are parallelograms.
1. In writing, the deliberate repetition of particular words or sentence structures for effect.
2. In philosophy, the philosophical theory that mind and body do not interact but follow separate parallel tracks, without any relationship of cause and effect existing between the two.
To make or place parallel to.
A four-sided plane figure in which both pairs of opposite sides are parallel and of equal length, and the opposite angles are equal.