struggle for existence
Date: 1832 the automatic competition of members of a natural population for limited vital resources (as food, space, or light) that results in natural selection

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  • struggle for existence — struggle for existence. См. борьба за существование. (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.

  • struggle for existence — the automatic competition of the members of a natural population for a limited supply of vital necessities resulting in elimination of inadequately adapted individuals and hence in selection of the better adapted as breeding stock compare natural …   Useful english dictionary

  • struggle for existence — kova dėl būvio statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vienas svarbiausių evoliucijos veiksnių – įvairiapusiai individų, populiacijų, rūšių ir jų ir abiotinės aplinkos ryšiai. atitikmenys: angl. biological struggle for life;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • struggle for existence — fight for life and death, fight that determines one s continuity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • struggle for existence — strug′gle for exist′ence n. bio the competition in nature among organisms of a population to maintain themselves in a given environment and to survive to reproduce others of their kind • Etymology: 1832 …   From formal English to slang

  • Struggle for existence. — См. Борьба за существование …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • struggle for existence — the competition in nature among organisms of a population to maintain themselves in a given environment and to survive to reproduce others of their kind. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • the struggle for existence — (or life) the competition between organisms, esp. as an element in natural selection, or between people seeking a livelihood …   Useful english dictionary

  • struggle for life — struggle for existence or struggle for life, Biology. the competition between living animals or plants for survival; natural selection. Often, the circumstances helping one form survive cause another to die out …   Useful english dictionary

  • STRUGGLE FOR LIFE — (англ.) борьба за жизнь; struggle for existence (англ.) борьба за существование; см. Дарвинизм. Философский энциклопедический словарь. 2010 …   Философская энциклопедия

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