horotelic
adj. [Gr. horos, boundry; telos, completion]
Pertaining to evolution proceeding at the standard rate; see tachytelic, bradytelic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • horotelic — horotely, n. /hawr euh tel ik/, adj. Biol. of or pertaining to evolution at a rate standard for a given group of plants or animals. Cf. bradytelic, tachytelic. [ < Gk hóro(s) boundary + tél(os) end, consummation + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • horotelic — hor·o·tel·ic …   English syllables

  • horotelic — |hȯrə|telik adjective : of or relating to horotely * * * horotely, n. /hawr euh tel ik/, adj. Biol. of or pertaining to evolution at a rate standard for a given group of plants or animals. Cf. bradytelic, tachytelic. [ < Gk hóro(s) boundary + …   Useful english dictionary

  • horotelic evolution — horotelic evolution. См. горотелическая эволюция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • горотелическая эволюция — horotelic evolution горотелическая эволюция. Эволюция, протекающая с относительно постоянной, средней для сравниваемой группы филетических линий скоростью. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • bradytelic — adj. [Gr. bradys, slow; telos, completion] Pertaining to evolution, evolving slowly; slower than the standard rate; see horotelic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tachytelic — adj. [Gr. tachys, quick; telos, completion] Evolution at a faster rate than usual; see horotelic; tactic adj. [Gr. taktikos, comb. form] Used in adjectives formed from nouns ending in taxis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bradytelic — bradytely /brad i tel ee/, n. /brad i tel ik/, adj. Biol. of or pertaining to evolution at a rate slower than the standard for a given group of plants or animals. Cf. horotelic, tachytelic. [BRADY + TELIC] * * * …   Universalium

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