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Cepa

Definition of Cepa

The term  cepa refers to a population of microorganisms of a single species that are descendants of a single cell , or that come from a particular sample.

The word cepa is a concept to indicate a group of related organisms, such as fungi, bacteria, or a virus.

In biology, the cepa is of scientific interest due to the biological information it contains, since it is a phenotypic type of microorganism, that is, it represents a proportion derived from a larger organism.

Diseases are a common example , since, after being identified, they are isolated into cepas for later  scientific study and analysis , and thus be able to face the search for cures and new indications about the origin of the evil.

The scientific relevance of the cepas lies mainly in that it contains the matrix from which the rest of the data or products that will make up the subsequent study will emerge  .

Other meanings of Cepa

  1. In Natural Sciences, cepas refers to the part of the trunk or plant that is below the ground and attached to the roots.
  2. Cepa is also an attribute or adjective to describe a correct, transparent and upright person that is usually heard in the phrase “is of good cepas.”