association

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  • noun

Synonyms for association

Synonyms for association

a group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

a group of athletic teams that play each other

something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

Synonyms for association

the act of consorting with or joining with others

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination

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the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination

a social or business relationship

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence

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(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

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Over 25 years later, several thousand studies from around the world have examined the accuracy, reliability, validity, epidemiological associations with chronic disease, and clinical utility of the GI concept.
Serum [gamma]-glutamyltransferase (GGT) has long been used as a liver function test and a marker of excessive alcohol use; in recent years our knowledge of GGT's physiological functions has expanded and several important epidemiological associations have been reported.
Hindsight underscores the need to substantiate epidemiological associations with sound, mechanistic studies of biological action before undertaking expensive clinical trials.
In some cases, the conclusions were based on surprisingly consistent epidemiological associations.
Epidemiological associations between periodontitis and cardiovascular disease have been reported.
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