denotes all of your ancestors from your parents as far back as they are traceable. Estimates suggest that everyone has approximately 65,000 traceable ancestors, meaning ancestors whose existence can be documented in surviving records.
An individual’s or group’s family descent, lineage.
the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
The lineage from which a person is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent.
a line of people from whom one is descended. You are descended from your parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and so forth.
One's ancestors collectively.
Refers to a person's self-identification of heritage, ethnic origin, descent, or close identification to an ethnic group. Selected ancestry groups include Arab, Brazilian, Canadian, Czech, Irish, Italian, Russian, Subsaharan African, West Indian, etc. Related terms: Nationality, Place of birth
The group of people from whom a person is descended.
Line of descent or lineage of related family members.
The descendants or blood relative of one individual.
(Context: DNS) A term describing the parent/child relationship between domains and subdomains. Men&Mice
A personâ€™s line of descent.
For a replicator L in a clade C, the ancestry of L in C is: (1) L, (2) all ancestors of L that are also in C. If the clade is uniparental the ancestry of L is a sequence of replicators L = L0, L1, L2, . . ., Ln where Lk+1 = the parent of Lk and Ln is the founder of C. Note that the ancestry of L includes L itself.