anagenetic


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an·a·ge·net·ic

(an'ă-jĕ-net'ik),
Pertaining to anagenesis.

anagenetic

Pertaining to agenesis; an obsolete term similar to regeneration, regenerative.
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(2006) have argued that anagenetic evolutionary processes have been particularly important in the evolution of some plant species on oceanic islands.
Restricting consideration of the genetic underpinnings of adaptation to "complex" features would seem to arbitrarily exclude a large portion of the variation involved in anagenetic evolution.
For top-down changes a mechanism may be the emergence of a new higher level of the hierarchy, the anagenetic moment.
Martin-Suarez and Mein (1991) recognized an increase in size from older to younger populations in the anagenetic line C.
Traditionally, evolutionary biologists likely would have explained active trends in this way (e.g., Darwin 1859), with morphologic change assumed to be a product of continuous anagenetic evolution within lineages.