variation in phenotypic traits in which types are grouped into discrete categories with few or no intermediate phenotypes.Compare continuous variation.
What’s The Difference Between “Discreet” And “Discrete”?Ah, another confusing pair of homophones (words that sound alike but are different in meaning). And, we're not going to be discreet about it: these two can be confusing. So, let's try to keep them discrete.
What Does The Name “Mohammed” Mean?For the last 14 years, Jack was the most common boy’s name in England and Wales. Last year, though, Oliver overtook Jack to take the top spot. There’s a more interesting story, though, in the statistics: over 7,000 newborn boys in Britain were given one of 12 variations of the name Mohammed, such as Muhammad or Mohammad. Combined, these forms place it in the top …
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