coadapted

adjective
co·​adapt·​ed | \ ˌkō-ə-ˈdap-təd How to pronounce coadapted (audio) \

Definition of coadapted

: mutually adapted especially by natural selection

Other Words from coadapted

coadaptation \ ˌkō-​ˌa-​ˌdap-​ˈtā-​shən How to pronounce coadaptation (audio) , -​dəp-​ˈtā-​ \ noun

First Known Use of coadapted

1836, in the meaning defined above

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“Coadapted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coadapted. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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coadapted

adjective
co·​adapt·​ed | \ ˌkō-ə-ˈdap-təd How to pronounce coadapted (audio) \

Medical Definition of coadapted

: mutually adapted especially by natural selection coadapted gene complexes

Other Words from coadapted

coadaptation \ ˌkō-​ˌad-​ˌap-​ˈtā-​shən, -​əp-​ How to pronounce coadaptation (audio) \ noun

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