Definition of Coevolution

1. Noun. (biology) The evolution of organisms of two or more species in which each adapts to changes in the other ¹



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Definition of Coevolution

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Medical Definition of Coevolution

1. Changes in the genotypes of two or more species that are a direct consequence of the species' interaction with one another. The process whereby genes or gene fragments are changing together and not diverging. (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coevolution

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coevolution (current term)
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Literary usage of Coevolution

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1. Forcenet Implementation Strategy by Nsb (2005)
"2.3 DUAL-SPIRAL coevolution The definition of FORCEnet with its twin focuses of ... Instead, FORCEnet must reflect a coevolution of both the operational ..."

2. Basic Research in Information Science And Technology for Air Force Needs by Bmsa (2006)
"coevolution of Air Force concepts of operation Software behavior envelopes and system architecture Evolvability throughout the life cycle FIGURE 4-1 Logical ..."

3. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing And Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"8.3.1.6.1 coevolution coevolution refers to the biological phenomenon in which ... In coevolution, other species—which are also evolving—constitute part of ..."

4. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"There are a number of conceptual models of coevolution. ... There are numerous examples of pathogen-host coevolution in the literature, but the majority of ..."

5. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and ...by Mary Choate by Mary Choate (2007)
"The proof of Montesquieu's theorem lies not only in the dynamics of coevolution that occur between individual species, but the coevolution of numerous ..."

6. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"The proof of Montesquieu's theorem lies not only in the dynamics of coevolution that occur between individual species, but the coevolution of numerous ..."

7. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The coevolution of squirrels, woodpeckers, jays and one parrot, the woodland's ... The coevolution of agaves with bats and hummingbirds centers in the ..."

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