adjective Date: 1836 mutually adapted especially by natural selectioncoadaptation noun

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  • Coadapted — Co a*dapt ed, a. Adapted one to another; as, coadapted pulp and tooth. R. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coadapted — co·adapt·ed .kō ə dap təd adj mutually adapted esp. by natural selection <coadapted gene complexes> co·ad·ap·ta·tion .kō .ad .ap tā shən, əp n …   Medical dictionary

  • coadapted — ¦kōˌ adjective Etymology: co + adapted, past participle of adapt (I) : mutually adapted especially by natural selection coadapted gene complexes …   Useful english dictionary

  • coadapted — /koh euh dap tid/, adj. having undergone coadaptation; mutually accommodating. [CO + ADAPT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • coadapted — adjective a) Describing a genetic adaptation that is the result of beneficial interactions between the organisms of a community b) Describing the associated interactions between genes of different loci See Also: coadaptation …   Wiktionary

  • coadapted — co·adapted …   English syllables

  • coadapted — co•a•dapt•ed [[t]ˌkoʊ əˈdæp tɪd[/t]] adj. bio gen having undergone coadaptation; mutually accommodating • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • coadaptation — noun see coadapted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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