coadaptation


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coadaptation

 [ko″ad-ap-ta´shun]
the mutual, correlated, adaptive changes in two interdependent organs.

co·ad·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ad-ap-tā'shŭn),
The operation of selection jointly on two or more loci.

coadaptation

/co·ad·ap·ta·tion/ (ko-ad″ap-ta´shun) the correlated changes in two interdependent organs.

co·ad·ap·ta·tion

(kō'ad-ap-tā'shŭn)
genetics The operation of selection jointly on two or more loci.

coadaptation

the mutual, correlated, adaptive changes in two interdependent organs.
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