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lineage         

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1]  

      n  
1    direct descent from an ancestor, esp. a line of descendants from one ancestor  
2       a less common word for       derivation  
     (C14: from Old French lignage, from Latin linea line1)  
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lineage          [2]  
      n      a variant spelling of       linage  

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linage   , lineage         
      n  
1    the number of lines in a piece of written or printed matter  
2    payment for written material calculated according to the number of lines  
3       a less common word for       alignment  


cell lineage  
      n     (Biology)   the developmental history of a tissue from the time its constituent cells are initially produced to their full differentiation in the mature tissue  
lineage          [1]  
      n  
1    direct descent from an ancestor, esp. a line of descendants from one ancestor  
2       a less common word for       derivation  
     (C14: from Old French lignage, from Latin linea line1)  
lineage          [2]  
      n      a variant spelling of       linage  

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lineage

  
  
ancestry, birth, breed, descendants, descent, extraction, family, forebears, forefathers, genealogy, heredity, house, line, offspring, pedigree, progeny, stirps, stock, succession  

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