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
Microsoft and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation progenitor Bill Gates is not a fan of cryptocurrencies.
His design would measure the spectrum and shape of the initial Cherenkov flash and thus the energy of the progenitor antineutrinos from the positrons.
Brown, its progenitor and foremost evangelist, could not contemplate leaving its fate unresolved.
The researchers took iPSCs from schizophrenic and healthy subjects, turned them into glial progenitor cells and showed that only the ones from the mentally ill patients would alter the behavior of mice implanted with them.
And unlike their New Deal progenitors, these liberals believed in advancing equal rights for Americans of all races.
But Wallace looks to Scandinavia, where land is plentiful, as the progenitor of the underground space movement.
This tragic prehistory re-emerged in the novel, which depicts the perils of parenthood and a creature that destroys its progenitor.
The progenitor of this pie — a word that seems woefully mundane here — is a seasonal, often Christmastime, dessert, a rice cake baked in banana leaves and sometimes topped with salted egg that's from Vigan, a town in the north of the Philippines.
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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
medical Definition of progenitor
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