Apostatic Ap`o*stat"ic, a. [L. apostaticus, Gr. ?.] Apostatical. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Frequency-dependent selection — is the term given to an evolutionary process where the fitness of a phenotype is dependent on its frequency relative to other phenotypes in a given population. In positive frequency dependent selection (or purifying frequency dependent selection) …   Wikipedia

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