adaptation

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Difinition

Glossary of Evolution (2nd ed.) by Futuyma (2009)

  • A process of genetic change in a population whereby, as a result of natural selection, the average state of a character becomes improved with reference to a specific function, or whereby a population is thought to have become better suited to some feature of its environment. Also, an adaptation: a feature that has become prevalent in a population because of a selective advantage conveyed by that feature in the improvement in some function.

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Glossary of Campbell Biology (7th ed.) by Campbell & Reece (2005)

Glossary of Campbell Biology (8th ed.) by Campbell et al. (2008)

Glossary of The Cell (5th ed.) by Alberts et al. (2008)

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