Medical Dictionary

selection

noun se·lec·tion \sə-ˈlek-shən\

Medical Definition of SELECTION

:  a natural or artificial process that results or tends to result in the survival and propagation of some individuals or organisms but not of others with the result that the inherited traits of the survivors are perpetuated—compare darwinism, natural selection
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
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