Definition of microevolution
: comparatively minor evolutionary change involving the accumulation of variations in populations usually below the species level
microevolutionaryplay \-shə-ˌner-ē\ adjective
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To get samples from other species, Dr. Carlton has enlisted the aid of a Fordham University biologist, Jason Munshi-South, who studies the travel patterns and microevolution of rodents in the city.
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