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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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It has been shown in the previous studies that STEVOR proteins are clonally variable on the surface of the RBC and are able to change the antigenic properties of the RBCs, thus playing a major role in the antigenic variation of the late asexual parasite stages (27).
The recent understanding of antigenic variation after analyzing the var genes gives more insight into the mechanisms of immune evasion, hence promoting pathogenesis (33).
Studies indicate the vir genes relation with antigenic variation due to which the parasite survives elimination by the host.
The effects of symmetry on the dynamics of antigenic variation.
Antigenic variation in Plasmodium falciparum: Gene organization and regulation of the var multigene family.
Noncoding RNA, antigenic variation, and the virulence genes of Plasmodium falciparum.
Meier JT, Simon MI, Barbour ACt Antigenic variation is associated with DNA rearrangements in a relapsing fever Borrelia.
Antigenic variation ofa relapsing fever Borrelia species.
Previously, antigenic variation had been noted, but never had it been of a sufficient degree to compromise vaccine-induced immunity (24).
Antigenic variations were observed in many isolates from China that showed cross-reactivity with BAV.
Furthermore, the complexity of coexistent mechanisms for antigenic variation with associated potential for major genomic reorganization presents a problem for many microbiologic typing approaches.
Antigenic variation Of Borrelia turicatae Vsp surface lipoproteins occurs in vitro and generates novel serotypes.
Structural identification of the antibody-binding sites of Hong Kong influenza haemagglutinin and their involvement in antigenic variation.