Noun(1) an ancestor in the direct line
(1) Coase is the progenitor of the modern theory of the firm.(2) the progenitor of modern jazz(3) That defiant self-contempt defines the Velvet's status as the first post-modern band and the progenitor of the entire punk/new wave movement.(4) The progenitor of the mutant allele was assumed to be the parental allele that was closest in size to the mutant allele.(5) The person who donates DNA from a somatic cell is the progenitor , in that the child carries that person's DNA.(6) These lines were derived as recombinants from the same progenitor , and their right ends are very likely the same.(7) Single-spore isolates were paired with their respective compatible mating types from the progenitor to establish progeny dikaryons.(8) He is that eminent Victorian Charles Darwin, the progenitor of the theory of evolution.(9) The result is premature apoptosis (programmed cell death) of progenitors and failure of stem cells to mature and differentiate.(10) In some sense, every model organism needs to be developed and selected from its natural progenitors , and no organism will be an entirely ideal model.(11) Note that copy numbers in tetraploids were slightly less than double those in respective diploid progenitors .(12) Boxes represent extant groups and their ancestral progenitors .(13) Indeed, some genes originating from different progenitors are expressed in specific tissues or at different developmental stages, as demonstrated in cotton.(14) This concern is evidenced by the very designation of the movement as Realism-a name significantly awarded by its own progenitors rather than by literary historians.(15) Both international law and domestic legal norms in the Christian world had roots in an accepted morality and in natural law, and had common intellectual progenitors (including Grotius, Locke, Vattel).(16) The record, and the subsequent Live Aid concerts, yoked the two men together as blood-oath crusaders against the famine in Ethiopia, the progenitors of popular culture's most decisive intervention into global politics.
1. ancestor ::
3. primogenitor ::
Different Formsprogenitor, progenitors
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