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    Definition of derived in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFderiveSGderivesPRderivingPREdé-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of derive.
    2. AdjectiveBFderive
      1. (systematics) Of, or pertaining to, conditions unique to the descendant species of a clade, and not found in earlier ancestral species.
        1. (comparable, archaic, taxonomy) Possessing features believed to be more advanced or improved than those other organisms.
          1. product of derivation.
            1. The French language is derived from Latin.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • We speculate that lactate may be used as an alternate energy source for neurons, potentially via shuttling of glycolytically derived carbons from astrocytes, especially in hypoxia.
            • Highly malignant MSDACs that were derived from metastatic sites exhibited CSC status and exerted robust tumorosphere formations ex vivo.
            • By contrast, this substrate and the derived oligogalactosides (lactose, lactitol, melibionic acid, melibiose, lactulose, raffinose, and stachyose) were efficiently utilized by R.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Apocarpous fruits are the ancestral state in Acronychia and subapocarpous and fully syncarpous fruits are derived.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Past participles
                  • Verb simple past forms
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              Grammatically, this word "derived" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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