Migration Mi*gra"tion, n. [L. migratio: cf. F. migration.] The act of migrating. [1913 Webster]

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  • migration — migration. См. миграция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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