Coevolution meaning

kōĕv-ə-lo͝oshən, -ē-və-
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The process by which two or more interacting species evolve together, each changing as a result of changes in the other or others. It occurs, for example, between predators and prey and between insects and the flowers that they pollinate.
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The interdependent evolution of two or more species, in which genetic changes in one result in adaptive changes in the other or others.

The coevolution of insect pollinators and the plants they pollinate.

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The process by which two or more interacting species evolve together, each changing as a result of changes in the other or others. It occurs, for example, between predators and prey and between insects and the flowers that they pollinate.
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The evolution of two or more species that interact closely with one another, with each species adapting to changes in the other. The mutually beneficial development of flowering plants and insects such as bees and butterflies that pollinate them is an example of coevolution, as is the mutually antagonistic development of prey and predator species in which defensive adaptations in the one are matched by counteradaptations in the other aimed at neutralizing or overcoming them.
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(biology) The evolution of organisms of two or more species in which each adapts to changes in the other.
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