parallel evolution


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parallel evolution

[′par·ə‚lel ‚ev·ə′lü·shən]
(evolution)
Evolution of similar characteristics in different groups of organisms.
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Urolithin A's function is the product of tens of millions of years of parallel evolution between plants, bacteria and animals.
As Andre Suhr puts it in his contribution, their parallel evolution has influenced 'comics' stories, aesthetics and structural appearances such that comics' visual rhetoric both emulates and informs the city's characteristic modes of perception' (p231).
The other three IPI components present regional security mechanisms addressing common regional threats, a vision for regional economic development and parallel evolution toward regional recognition and normal ties.
It seems like there were different species evolving the same or similar traits independently--as evidence of parallel evolution.
Erich (1962) reported a case of double nose and supported Lindsey's theory (1906) of the dichotomy by atavism or parallel evolution.
Laura Miller recalls her first brush with Lewis's books as a nine-year-old girl in California and traces the parallel evolution of her own intellectual development and her relationship with the make-believe world that shaped her imagination.
The tension between attempting to balance the emulation of angelic silence with quotidian necessities meant a parallel evolution of the rudimentary signs used in late antique cenobitic communities towards a much more elaborate system of signs which was in full flower by the late eleventh century.
gt;June 6: "Beautiful Minds: The Parallel Evolution of Apes and Dolphins and What It Means for Human Origins," with Craig Stanford, anthropology and biological sciences professor, USC; musical guests to be determined.
The growth of the urban gangs is likened to the parallel evolution in Port Moresby of an urban form of the traditional 'gift economy'.
Relevant philosophical reflections from some of history's most insightful commentators back up the book's case studies of the working principles of nature's law, and the parallel evolution of society under and, at times, above them.
The so-called co-evolution, parallel evolution, convergent evolution, and so on are nothing but events resulting from programmed timing and scheduling of development of individuals from the end cells representing various species.

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