Examples of progenitor in a Sentence
the progenitors of modern art
wild cats that were the progenitors of the house cat
Recent Examples of progenitor from the Web
So this is the progenitor of every phone out there.
The Globe's ballroom was one of the places where Buddy Bolden, sometimes credited as the progenitor of jazz, had frequently appeared before his institutionalization in 1907.
Kanye in some ways is the progenitor of what’s going on in our culture.
Paul Hill, the intellectual progenitor of the portfolio model, reckons that 40 school districts, most of them large and urban, have now adopted this method.
Fats Domino, the piano-playing progenitor of some of New Orleans' finest early rock-and-roll, died Oct. 24, 2017, at the age of 89, and his memory was honored with a jazz funeral and ancestor unveiling at the Congo Square Stage.
Oddly, the receptor is an immunoregulator thought to be expressed by blood-forming cells, specifically immune progenitor cells in the bone marrow.
Named after their progenitor, the tailor Nudie Cohn, the most famous iterations of the Nudie suit involved ornate sequins and appeared on superstars like Gram Parsons, Elton John, Sonny & Cher.
In all their samples the researchers found similar numbers of neural progenitor cells and immature neurons, regardless of age.
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PROGENITOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of progenitor for English Language Learners
: someone who first thinks of or does something : a person who begins something
: something that is a model for something else : something that begins the development of something else
biology : a person or animal in the past that is related to a person or animal living now
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