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Population

Similar term(s): study population, population group.

Definition:

A group or number of people living within a specified area or sharing similar characteristics (such as occupation or age).

Source: ATSDR Glossary of Terms 

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Can also apply to study groups of animals and other organisms. In that case, population refers to a group of individuals of the same species, occupying a defined area, and usually isolated to some degree from other similar groups.

Sub-populations are members of population sub-groups who exhibit similar specific characteristics which differ from those in the whole study population.

Source: GreenFacts

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Bevölkerung
Español: Población
Français: Population
Nederlands: Populatie

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