definition of adaptation
Adaptation is a reversible change in appearance and/or function in respons to environmental changes aimed to improve survival, or (more generally) function, in that changed environment.
According to the fauceir theory several subtypes of adaptation can be distinguished.more »
The prevailing Darwinian theory of natural selection is mostly concerned with genetic adaptation. Hence there exist several kinds of adaptation, which require definition, differentiation and classification according to the fauceir theory.more »
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