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    most recent common ancestor: the most recent single person or organism from which all the people or organisms in a particular group are descended. A term used in genetics

    These genes in turn share an MRCA with the haemophilia gene of Tsarevitch Alexis of Russia (1904-1918), in the form of a gene carried by their grandmother, Princess Alice of Hesse.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/04/2013


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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