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Evolution In Darwinian terms a gradual change in phenotypic frequencies in a population that results in individuals with improved reproductive success.
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Phenotype The term coined by Johannsen (1909) for the appearance (Gk. phainein, to appear) of an organism with respect to a particular character or group of characters (physical, biochemical, and physiologic), as a result of the interaction of its genotype and its environment. Often used to define the consequences of a paticular mutation.
Population A group of organisms of the same species relatively isolated from other groups of the same species. See deme.

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