epharmony

noun ep·harmony \(ˈ)ep+\

Definition of epharmony

  1. :  the immediate acquirement by an organism of a morphological or physiological alteration that enables it to exist in an altered environment

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Origin and Etymology of epharmony

International Scientific Vocabulary epi- + harmony; originally formed in French


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