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Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Interbreed

Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; cross a horse and a donkey; Mendel tried... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Population

Reviewed by: Jonathan Cumming, PhD Definition noun, plural: (genetics, ecology) A group of organisms of one... Read More

What is a species? Definition of species, different approaches

What is the definition of species? What does it take to be considered as a species? Ever since there has been an array of... Read More

Race

Definition noun (1) A group or population of humans categorized on the basis of various sets of heritable characteristics... Read More

Cross

Cross 1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym: crux. Synonym: crux of heart. 3. a... Read More

Ecospecies

Ecospecies (Science: ecology) a species consisting of different subspecies, or breeds, of an organism which despite being... Read More

Gene pool

Definition noun, plural: gene pools (population genetics) The total number of genes of every individual in an interbreeding... Read More

Gene frequency

Definition noun, plural: gene frequencies The proportion of gene to its allele in an interbreeding... Read More

Genetic isolation

Definition noun The lack of interbreeding or little genetic mixing between organisms of the same... Read More

Parapatric speciation

Definition noun A speciation in which the zones of two diverging populations are only partially separated that the species... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More