Medical Definition of Saltatory evolution

1. The theory that evolution of a new species from an older one may occur as a large jump, such as a major repatterning of chromosomes, rather than by gradual accumulation of small steps or mutations. Compare: emergent evolution. (05 Mar 2000)



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