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Darwinian fitness

Definition noun A relative measure of reproductive success of an organism in passing its genes to the next generation's gene... Read More

Relative fitness

Definition noun A measure of biological fitness wherein the reproductive rate (of a genotype or a phenotype) is relative to... Read More

Absolute fitness

Definition noun A measure of biological fitness expressed as the total number of gene copies transmitted to the subsequent... Read More

Fitness

Definition noun (1) (biology) A biological condition in which a competing variant is increasing in frequency relative to... Read More

Physical fitness

Definition noun A general state of well-being and good health in which performance is optimal, i.e. effectively and... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Fit

Definition adjective (biology) Adapted, i.e. in a way that an organism is able to live and reproduce offspring in an... Read More

Parasitism

Organisms depend on different sources of food to survive. Larger organisms like plants make their own food (autotrophs) and... Read More