Cohort

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

COHORT - a demoecological term for a group of individuals conditioned in their temporal development by a common event in the ambient environment. In foraminifera: the individuals produced by a more or less synchronous hatching triggered by seasonal change, and without reference to their mode of origin, i.e. agamonts or schizonts which differ greatly in length of life.

See also

References

Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744

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