Evolutility
Evolutility Ev`o*lu*til"i*ty ([e^]v`[-o]*l[-u]*t[i^]l"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [See {Evolution}.] (Biol.) The faculty possessed by all substances capable of self-nourishment of manifesting the nutritive acts by changes of form, of volume, or of structure. --Syd. Soc. Lex. [1913 Webster]

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  • evolutility — (iːˌvɒljuːˈtɪlɪtɪ) [f. L. ēvolūt (ppl. stem of ēvolvĕre: see evolve. Cf. contractility.] ‘The faculty possessed by all substances which are capable of self nourishment to manifest the nutritive acts by changes of form, or of volume, or of… …   Useful english dictionary

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