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EN[dɪˈɹaɪvd]
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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
            • The second pair consists of chironomid-based salinity reconstruction derived from varved sediments in Qaidam Basin and ASM precipitation index derived from the speleothem in Sha’anxi.
            • Much of our understanding derives from the study of mice with targeted mutations, finding key transcription factors, growth factors and receptors required for normal palatogenesis.
            • In the Human Protein atlas, protein expression levels are classified into high, medium or low and are derived by inmunohystochemical staining.
          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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