adaptive radiation


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adaptive radiation

Ecology
The evolution of new species or sub-species to fill unoccupied ecological niches.
 
Evolutionary biology
A species-wide diversification in genotype in an environment, resulting in multiple specialised, phenotypically distinct forms, each with survival advantages.

adaptive radiation

the evolution from an ancestral form of a wide range of related species occupying and exploiting many different types of available habitat. For example, mammals, evolving from the Tertiary period, have occupied many habitats and now have flying, running, swimming and burrowing forms, which often show changes to the PENTADACTYL LIMB structure.
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This constitutes one definition of adaptive radiation.
I would again like to point out that adaptive radiation therapy will be an area of vital importance to RaySearch's continued expansion.
We are now initiating cooperation with Philips in which we will jointly develop the next generation of treatment planning systems for adaptive radiation therapy.
The same pattern of adaptive radiation is observed in Pakistani wild rose-ringed parakeet which has been evolved independently in the indigenous environment.
support for Adaptive radiation Therapy using the combination of the output from the dose patient with daily CT for the on Eni verification than the planned for the duration of the treatment.
This long-term strategic agreement will provide Accuray with certain exclusive development, sales and distribution rights of the unique ImagingRing for use in adaptive radiation therapy, SBRT and robotic radiosurgery.
It combines unique features such as multi-criteria optimization tools with full support for 4D adaptive radiation therapy.
Our goal is to find a system that will provide higher efficiency in our clinic and enable us to support future initiatives within adaptive radiation therapy and precision medicine that would otherwise be impossible, says Catherine Park, M.
It offers these solutions for radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, image guided radiation therapy, and adaptive radiation therapy.
It was shown that this method is, in particular, effective in formation of adaptive radiation for smart antenna systems.
After introductory chapters, the main themes are structure and function, adaptive radiation and diversity, behavior and ecology, and special topics.

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