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Definition of "evolvability" [evolvability]

  • The ability of a particular organism to evolve (noun)

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Use "evolvability" in a sentence
  • "Again, selection operating on evolvability is not a new idea."
  • "On the other hand, if we assume that evolvability is a primitive property of matter, then we can presumably say that's just a brute fact about the world, requiring no intelligent designer."
  • "Given the role that sexual reproduction already plays in evolvability, it is tempting to speculate that Tetrahymena are telling us that "junk DNA" serves a very useful role, but it is a role that is restricted to reproduction and evolution."
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