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Word: concomitant

Definition: that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else


Sentences Containing 'concomitant'

As the number of elderly in the population increases, there will be a concomitant increase in the prevalence of acute and chronic neurological disorders associated with advancing age.
BVC experienced a severe decline in traded volumes since the mid-1990s as a result of a declining economy, the migration of stocks to the U.S. markets in the form of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), corporate takeovers with a concomitant reduction in the number of shares available for trade and an increasing country risk that has frightened investors, particularly foreign investors.
Finally in the 1950s and 1960s, concomitant to his political affiliations, Desoille held to a Pavlovian conception of neurosis, based on reflexes, in what was termed a "rational psychotherapy".
Granulosa and theca cells continue to undergo mitotis concomitant with an increase in antrum volume.
The concept of Soup kitchens spread to the United States from Ireland after the Great famine and the concomitant wave of Irish emigration to the New World.
The gene of interest directly causes production of protein(s) or RNA that produce a desired trait or phenotype, whereas markers (a DNA sequence or the morphological or biochemical markers produced due to that DNA) are genetically linked to the gene of interest. The gene of interest and the marker tend to move together during segregation of gametes due to their proximity on the same chromosome and concomitant reduction in recombination (chromosome crossover events) between the marker and gene of interest. For some traits, the gene of interest has been discovered and the presence of desirable alleles can be directly assayed with a high level of confidence.
This irregularity results in concomitant fluctuations of the sea water composition near the river delta.
While a general decline in health apparently followed the introduction of agriculture in some areas, it is unclear to what degree this change is related solely or at all to dietary patterns, since, as scholars have pointed out, other factors such as increased sedentism, different work habits, greater general caloric scarcity, and denser settlement patterns and concomitant disease transmission may also have played important roles.
While rising portal vein glucose levels increase glucokinase activity, the concomitant rise of insulin amplifies this effect by induction of glucokinase synthesis.

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