population

A geographically discrete group of fish that may or may not exhibit corresponding physical, biochemical, or behavioral dissimilarities with other populations. Has no standing in the ICZN Code.

population

  1. the people who inhabit a territory or state
  2. (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
  3. the number of inhabitants in a given place (country or city etc.)

Population

A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in the same geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding. In ecology, the population of a certain species in a certain area is estimated using the Lincoln Index. The area that is used to define a sexual population is defined as the area where i...
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Population

A well-defined group or set that has certain specified properties (e.g. all registered midwives working full-time in Scotland)
Found on http://www.bath.ac.uk/catalogues/information/glossary/

Population

An interbreeding community of cats (organisms), which share a common gene pool.
Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary

Population

the individuals of a given species that occupy the same locality and form the interbreeding group in that location. A group of two or more populations that regularly exchange genes is known as a metapopulation..
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10134

population

(1) all individuals of one or more species within a prescribed area; (2) a group of organisms of one species, occupying a defined area and usually isolated to some degree from other similar groups; (3) in statistics, the whole group of items or individuals under investigation.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms

population

(1) genetically, a group of individuals related by common descent and treated as a unit for convenience. There is no definite to size or amount of variability contained within. (2) statistically a group of homogenous observations or individuals on which such observations are made
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Population

(1) Refers to all the individuals of a given species in a specific area or region at a certain time. Its significance is more than that of a number of individuals because not all individuals are identical. Populations contain genetic variation within themselves and between other populations. (2) A statistical population is the entire collec...
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population

(from the article `statistics`) ...about the characteristics of a large group of elements such as individuals, households, buildings, products, parts, customers, and so on. All the ... ...of growth and decrease. An example of this last process is what American cultural anthropologist Clifford Geertz has called `involution,` fo...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/95

population

(L: populus=people; populare=to inhabit) the inhabitants of a place, usually meaning the number of specimens of one species. It is often very difficult to estimate the population of a species: obscurity, migrations, occurring in few but dense patches and so on.
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population

(L. populatio, from populus people) 1. in genetics, a stable group of randomly interbreeding individuals. 2. in statistics, the set of objects or individuals from which a random sample is drawn.
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population

(pop″u-la´shәn) the individuals collectively constituting a certain category or inhabiting a specified geographic area. in statistics, a theoretical concept used to describe an entire group or collection of units, finite or infinite; from it a sample can be drawn.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

population

[n] - the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.) 2. [n] - the people who inhabit a territory or state 3. [n] - a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area 4. [n] - (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from whi...
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Population

• (n.) The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions. • (n.) The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants.
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population

noun the act of populating (causing to live in a place); `he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals`
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population

(biology) In biology and ecology, a group of organisms of one species, living in a certain area. The organisms are able to interbreed. It also refers to the members of a given species in a community of living things. The area can be small. For example, one can refer to the population of duckwe...
Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0015159.html

population

(society) The number of people living in a specific area or region, such as a town or country, at any one time. The study of populations, their distribution and structure, resources, and patterns of migration, is called demography. Information on population is obtained in a number of ways, suc...
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population

[Noun] The number of people that live in a place.
Example: China has the biggest population in the world.
Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/glossary/

Population

Pop`u·la'tion noun [ Latin populatio : confer French population .] 1. The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants. 2. The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/128

population

1. <genetics> A stable group of randomly interbreeding individuals. ... 2. <statistics> The set of objects or individuals from which a random sample is drawn. ... Origin: L. Populatio, from populus = people ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

Population

a biological unit representing the individuals of a species living in a specific area.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20740

Population

A biological unit representing the individuals of a species living in a specific area.
Found on https://www.sustainweb.org/goodcatch/glossary_of_seafood_terms/

Population

a group of coexisting (conspecific) individuals that interbreed if they are sexually reproductive (Sinclair 1989).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21070

Population

a group of coexisting (conspecific) individuals that interbreed if they are sexually reproductive (Sinclair 1989).
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22030
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