neo-Darwinism

noun
neo-Dar·​win·​ism | \ ˌnē-ō-ˈdär-wə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce neo-Darwinism (audio) \

Definition of neo-Darwinism

: a theory of evolution that is a synthesis of Darwin's theory in terms of natural selection and modern population genetics

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neo-Darwinist \ ˌnē-​ō-​ˈdär-​wə-​nist How to pronounce neo-Darwinism (audio) \ noun

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Neo-Darwinism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neo-Darwinism. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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neo-Darwinism

noun
neo-Dar·​win·​ism | \ -ˈdär-wə-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce neo-Darwinism (audio) \

Medical Definition of neo-Darwinism

: a theory of evolution that is a synthesis of Darwin's theory in terms of natural selection and modern population genetics

Other Words from neo-Darwinism

neo-Darwinist \ -​nəst How to pronounce neo-Darwinism (audio) \ noun

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