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(genetics) traits that tend to be inherited together as a consequence of an association between their genes; all of the genes of a given chromosome are linked (where one goes they all go) gene linkage , linkage
perennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes; tend to become weedy; common in northern hemisphere; some in Africa and South America horsetail
Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit law of similarity , similarity
any pair of genes that tend to be transmitted together linkage group , linked genes
state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape solid , solidness , solid state
spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections staph , staphylococci , staphylococcus
tend and put fuel on stoke
states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative Sunbelt
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