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all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

the normal time between successive generations

a stage of technological development or innovation

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a coming into being

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the production of heat or electricity

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the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

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Thus, Pringsheim interpreted the multicellular fruit of Coleochaete as a reduced asexual generation that was fundamentally similar to a free-living asexual thallus.
This change would accentuate the alternative routes that were proposed for the origin of the asexual generation of land plants (Bower, 1935; p.
The bombshell dropped when Strasburger (1894) reported that the asexual generation of ferns had twice the number of chromosomes of the sexual generation.
Therefore, asexual generation A could not correspond cytologically to the asexual generation (sporophyte) of land plants.
Thus, Dictyota provided an example of a regular alternation between a haploid sexual and diploid asexual generation that were "in all morphological respects .