Definition of Macroevolution

1. Noun. Evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups.




Definition of Macroevolution

1. Noun. Large-scale patterns or processes in the history of life, including the origins of novel organism designs, evolutionary trends, adaptive radiations and extinctions. ¹

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Definition of Macroevolution

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Medical Definition of Macroevolution

1. Evolution on a species level (speciation and extinction) and at higher taxonomic classifications (appearance and disappearance of genuses, families, orders, etc.). (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Macroevolution

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1. Exploring the Borderlands: Documents Of The Committee On Common Problems Of by Joe Cain (2004)
"They dealt with macroevolution, with fossil histories, and the causes of evolutionary changes. No other group of evolutionists was as divided as the ..."

2. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Research Council, National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"His current research interests include paleobiology and macroevolution, speciation and extinction, ecology and paleoecology of coral reefs, ..."

3. Wake Up! the Lord is Returning by Alf Droy (2001)
"The evidence for macroevolution being the process by which life-forms originated and developed over billions of years is unconvincing. ..."

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