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coadaptation

 [ko″ad-ap-ta´shun]
the mutual, correlated, adaptive changes in two interdependent organs.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·ad·ap·ta·tion

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

(kō'ad-ap-tā'shŭn)
genetics The operation of selection jointly on two or more loci.
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It is uncertain whether the recognized co-adaptations will help to fulfill broader societal purposes and to mitigate the problems that currently fuel the adaptive attempts.
Specific topics include higher-level relationships inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial genes, limits of distribution through temperature, ecological modeling, environmental and genetic influences on body size and head shape, habitat uses, foraging ecology and diet in a predator, striking behaviors, construction strength, co-adaptation, vision and infrared lighting, mating systems, habitat loss, spatial ecology, conservation in an insular population, and results in introduced populations.
"Rather than being just a story about conflict between males and females, there's also co-adaptation between males and females," says William T.
Now, about the co-adaptation. The project started in 1939 when novelist-playwright Wilder decided to rework and substantially streamline the five-act, three-hour-plus play.