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a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)


group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area

gene pool

combined genetic information of all the members of a particular population

selective pressure

when the environment pushes an individual or population to adapt or evolve

natural selection

process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce most successfully; also called survival of the fittest

genetic drift

the gradual changes in gene frequencies in a population due to random events

mate selection

Process of choosing a significant other = result of many factors, including: biological, Idealogical, & non-discursive


change in a DNA sequence that affects genetic information

gene flow

exchange of genes between populations

artificial selection

selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals to produce offspring with desired genetic traits

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