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Physical fitness

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

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

Fitness

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

Natural selection

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

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Adaptation

Adaptation Definition In biology and ecology, adaptation refers to the process of adjusting in behavior, physiology, or... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More