geocline
see cline.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • geocline — ge·o·cline …   English syllables

  • geocline — ˈjēōˌklīn noun Etymology: ge + cline : the gradation in variation of any widespread polytypic group of organisms along geographical lines compare allen s rule, bergmann s rule …   Useful english dictionary

  • cline — n. [Gr. klinein, to slope] A change in population characteristics over a geographical area, usually related to a corresponding environmental change; geocline …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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