Definition of Coadaptation

1. n. Mutual adaption.



Definition of Coadaptation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of co-adaptation) ¹

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Definition of Coadaptation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Coadaptation

1. The operation of selection jointly on two or more loci. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coadaptation

coactivate
coactivated
coactivates
coactivating
coactivation
coactivations
coactivator
coactivators
coactive
coactively
coactivities
coactivity
coactor
coactors
coacts
coadaptation (current term)
coadaptations
coadapted
coadded
coadjacence
coadjacency
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coadjument
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coadjusted
coadjusting
coadjustment
coadjustments
coadjusts

Literary usage of Coadaptation

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1. The Primary Factors of Organic Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1896)
"... diagram representing coadaptation of crowns of superior and inferior molars in mastication; lines and lettering as in Fig. 102. it brings the part to be ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"There are forms in which the coadaptation is quite imperfect ... Sometimes a coadaptation occurs between the tips of the elytra and the body, but not at the ..."

3. An Introduction to Social Psychology by Charles Abram Ellwood (1917)
"Such a coadaptation of the activities of the individuals of a group may be called a social ... The changing of the form of coordination, or of coadaptation, ..."

4. Heredity and Selection in Sociology by Georges Chatterton-Hill (1907)
"We have not as yet sufficient knowledge of the details of coadaptation to enable us to offer a satisfactory explanation of these phenomena. ..."

5. Sociology in Its Psychological Aspects by Charles Abram Ellwood (1912)
"What is needed is, of course, a study of the psychology of these forms of association or types of coadaptation among individuals. Professor Simmel himself ..."

6. Evolution and Adaptation by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1908)
"But " the coadaptation of the parts, required to make the giraffe's structure ... A lack of coadaptation of a single muscle " would cause fatal results when ..."

7. Darwinism To-day: A Discussion of Present-day Scientific Criticism of the by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"This denial of the capacity of the selection of fortuitous slight variations to account for coadaptation and for the continuous perfecting of complex organs ..."

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