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Synonyms for variation

Synonyms for variation

the condition or fact of varying

the process or result of making or becoming different

one that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation

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an activity that varies from a norm or standard


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a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

something a little different from others of the same type

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an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

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the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

the process of varying or being varied

(astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

(ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard

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These smallest organisms have an extraordinary ability of undergoing phase and antigenic variation that alters the cell architecture and hence helps in successful survival of these small genome bearing pathogens.
falciparum might have a key role in antigenic variation.
Substantial antigenic variation of seasonal H1N1 viruses was found in the late 1940s before the influenza A (H2N2) pandemic in 1957.
It was concluded that there was little antigenic variation among different strains of MG prevalent in Pakistan and SDS-PAGE along with western blotting can be used for molecular characterization of MG isolates.
Moreover, antigenic variation also existed among the 6 A/peregrine falcon/Hong Kong/810/2009-like viruses, as highlighted by the HI assay using k0602 antiserum (Table 1).
However, as type A(H1N1) viruses continue to undergo antigenic variation (which occurs among all influenza viruses), the effect of these strains among elderly persons may change.
Genetic and antigenic variation of capsid protein VP7 of serotype G1 human rotavirus isolates.
However, long-term control of influenza by vaccination is complicated by the propensity of the virus for antigenic variation [5].
Thus, the genetic and antigenic variation among JEV strains circulating in India should be monitored to determine effects on JE epidemiology and ongoing vaccination efforts.
Eradication of ALV-J has been difficult because of substantial genetic and antigenic variation among ALV-J isolates as well as high levels of vertical and horizontal transmission (9,10).
Antigenic divergence suggested by correlation between antigenic variation and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles of Bordetella pertussis isolates in Japan.
However, these cases might be caused by antigenic variation of P.
A/canine/Jacksonville/2005 has potentially significant antigenic variation from the other canine isolates, which may be partially related to the proline substitution at position 107.
He then moves on to more recent discoveries regarding immunity, antigenic variation, and the role of variable surface glycoproteins.