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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