An aggregation of similar individuals in a continuous area that contains no potential breeding barriers or a finite or infinite collection of measurements or individuals that comprises the totality of all possible measurements within the context of a particular statistical study.
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.
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..
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A group of interbreeding organisms occupying a particular space; the number of humans or other living creatures in a designated area. Found on http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/
A local group of organisms belonging to the same species and capable of interbreeding.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20095
The number of people living in a country.Found on http://www.bized.co.uk/reference/glossary/index.htm?glosid=361
A population is any entire collection of people, animals, plants or things from which we may collect data. It is the entire group we are interested in, which we wish to describe or draw conclusions about.Found on http://www.bized.co.uk/reference/glossary/index.htm?glosid=1289
The number of people that live in a place.
Example: China has the biggest population in the world.
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In the context of social research, the people who are the focus of a study or survey.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20212
- 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...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=population
the people who are the focus of research
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The set of all possible subjects from which a sample can be drawn.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20429
The entirety of subjects ie it is any entire collection (eg of people or things) from which we might collect data and that we wish to describe or draw conclusions about.
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The total number of unique values. When some values are more probable than others, the effective population approaches the number of the more probable values. The unknown universe of values which we can only estimate by sampling. See also: Sample, Target Population.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/p/o/population/source.html
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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
a biological unit representing the individuals of a species living in a specific area.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20740
A well-defined group or set that has certain specified properties (e.g. all registered midwives working full-time in Scotland)
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The entire group of objects or individuals considered for a survey
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A group of individuals with common ancestry that are much more likely to breed with one another than with individuals from another such group. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20945
A group of individuals of one species in an area, though the size and nature of the area is defined, often arbitrarily, for the purposes of the study being undertaken. Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryP.html
[ Latin populatio
: confer French population
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
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
the act of populating (causing to live in a place); `he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=population
(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; `it is an estimate of the mean of the population`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=population
the people who inhabit a territory or state; `the population seemed to be well fed and clothed`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=population
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