n. [L. contra, against; evolutus, unrolled]
Development of traits in a population in response to exploitation, competition, or other detrimental interaction with another population; see coevolution.

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  • coevolution — n. [L. cum, with; evolvere, to unroll] Development of genetically determined traits in two species to facilitate some interaction, usually mutually beneficial; see counterevolution …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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