noun see neo-Darwinism

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  • neo-darwinist — “+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized D Etymology: ne + darwinist : an advocate or follower of neo Darwinism * * * Neo Darwinˈian or Neo Darˈwinist noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑neo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Darwinist — See Neo Darwinian. * * * …   Universalium

  • neo-Darwinism — neo Darwinian, adj., n. neo Darwinist, n. /nee oh dahr wi niz euhm/, n. Biol. 1. the theory of evolution as expounded by later students of Charles Darwin, esp. Weismann, holding that natural selection accounts for evolution and denying the… …   Universalium

  • neo-Darwinism — noun a modern Darwinian theory that explains new species in terms of genetic mutations • Derivationally related forms: ↑neo Darwinian • Hypernyms: ↑Darwinism * * * “+ noun Usage: often capitalized N & usually capitalized D Etymology: ne +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neo-Darwinian — adjective Biology relating to the modern version of Darwin s theory of evolution by natural selection, incorporating the findings of genetics. Derivatives neo Darwinism noun neo Darwinist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • neo-Darwinism — noun Date: circa 1900 a theory of evolution that is a synthesis of Darwin s theory in terms of natural selection and modern population genetics • neo Darwinist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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