Coadaptation

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coadaptation

[‚kō‚ad·əp′tā·shən]
(evolution)
The selection process that tends to accumulate favorably interacting genes in the gene pool of a population.

Coadaptation

 

the morphological and functional adaptation of organs to each other during the course of evolution; a form of correlation.

Coadaptation proceeds, using genetic changes, through natural selection of the most successful structural and functional organic interrelationships, at the same time assuring the adaptation of the organism as a whole to new life conditions.

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