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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

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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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Previous research has shown that diets high in sugar sweetened drinks and fried foods could amplify the genetic associations with higher body weight.
Scientific journals were searched for published papers on genetic association studies.
14,15] India being a multi-ethnic population, these results suggest that separate genotype data should be generated for each (ethnic) group before establishing epidemiological databases for valid genetic association studies.
Gender differences have been observed in genetic association studies of OCD and HTR2A, COMT and MAOA [26, 27], as well as in segregation studies.
In the last two decades, several genetic association studies involving a collection of sporadic cases and a group of unrelated controls were performed in various laboratories and they revealed that many candidate genes i.
If a study of so many people can find only marginal genetic associations, smaller studies claiming to have uncovered genes strongly linked to political views or other social values are probably nonsense, she says.
In this study we found no genetic association between risk allele A for NCAN locus ^1064395 and schizophrenia.
In the past 10 years, different genetic association studies in alcohol-dependent subjects have identified several genes linked to this condition.
The topics include integrable connections and Galois representations, the geometry of tame almost complex structures on four-dimensional manifolds, recent developments in differentiable sphere theorems, a tailored finite-point method for the numerical simulation of partial differential equations, a one-parameter family of expanding wave solutions of the Einstein equations that induces an anomalous acceleration into the standard model of cosmology, and statistical analysis in genetic association studies of mental illnesses.
Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium in genetic association studies: an empirical evaluation of reporting, deviations, and power.
Paddy yield revealed significant positive genetic association with number of grains panicle-1, days to maturity and 1000-grain weight and while negative relationship with plant height both at phenotypic and genetic levels.
For example, genetic association studies of psychiatric disorders have located gene variants associated with the disorders, but have been able to explain only a small percentage of their heritability.
Genetic association studies on the polymorphism rs1052133/Ser326Cys (OGG1) have been conducted in various cancers associated with a wide range of risk ratios (8,9,13-19) although, so far no such study has been undertaken to assess the association of OGG1 SNPs with the risk of SCCHN among the Indian population despite the fact that the India has the largest human genetic diversity among comparable global regions, second only to Africa (20,21).
30) The -308A allele has higher level of inducible and constitutional TNF-[alpha], (13,14) but its phenotypical effects in sepsis, septic shock, organ dysfunction, and mortality have been contradictory; (31) while it was perceived in some genetic association studies; (16,18) in other it was not present.