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fitness

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fitness

noun fit·ness \ˈfit-nəs\

Definition of FITNESS

:  the capacity of an organism to survive and transmit its genotype to reproductively fertile offspring as compared to competing organisms; also :  the contribution of an allele or genotype to the gene pool of subsequent generations as compared to that of other alleles or genotypes
March 05, 2015
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