Island Syndrome | definition of Island Syndrome by Medical dictionary
A term referring to the systematic differences in demographics, reproduction, behaviour, and morphology seen in populations of rodents isolated on islands compared to mainland populations
Features of island syndrome Higher and more stable population densities, better survival, increased body mass; reduced aggressiveness, reproductive output, and dispersal
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