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lin·e·age / ˈlinē-ij/ • n. 1. lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree. ∎ Anthropol. a social group tracing its descent from a single ancestor. 2. Biol. a sequence of species each of which is considered to have evolved from its predecessor: the chimpanzee and gorilla lineages. ∎  a sequence of cells in the body that developed from a common ancestral cell: the myeloid lineage.

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lineage XIV. — (O)F. lignage, †linage :- Rom. *līneāticum, f. L. līnea LINE2; see AGE. The sp. lineage (XVII) is due to assoc. with line; the pronunc. has followed it.

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lineage See evolutionary lineage.

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"lineage." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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lineage See EVOLUTIONARY LINEAGE.

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"lineage." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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lineage See EVOLUTIONARY LINEAGE.

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lineage See DESCENT GROUPS.

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