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Definition noun, plural: atavisms (1) A reversion, or an individual reverting, to an earlier type; an evolutionary... Read More


Definition noun A hypothetical mechanism for heredity proposed by Charles Darwin in which it holds that gemmules are shed... Read More


Definition noun, plural: gemmules (botany) A small gemma; a bud produced by gemmation. (zoology) A mass of cell capable of... Read More