A sequence of cells, each descended from earlier cells in the lineage, which will develop into new sperm and egg cells for the next generation.
Having to do with the tongue.
- Lingual gyrus
An area in the occipital lobe, the visual processing center in the brain. The lingual gyrus extends to the temporal lobe of the brain. A stroke damaging the lingual gyrus reportedly can cause a loss of dreaming, suggesting that the lingual gyrus plays a key role in generating or recalling dreams. The lingual gyrus is […]
- Lining, uterine
The inner layer of the uterus (womb); the cells that line the womb; anatomically termed the endometrium. This tissue is normally shed monthly in response to the hormonal changes of the menstrual period.
The tendency for genes to be inherited together as a package because of their location near one another on the same chromosome.
- Linkage analysis
Study aimed at establishing linkage between genes. Today linkage analysis serves as a way of gene-hunting and genetic testing. Linkage is the tendency for genes and other genetic markers to be inherited together because of their location near one another on the same chromosome. A gene is a functional physical unit of heredity that can […]