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This glossary of evolutionary biology is a list of definitions of terms and concepts used in the study of
evolutionary biology Evolutionary biology is the subfield of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interacti ...
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population biology The term population biology has been used with different meanings. In 1971 Edward O. Wilson ''et al''. used the term in the sense of applying mathematical models to population genetics Population genetics is a subfield of that deals with gene ...
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speciation Speciation is the evolutionary process by which populations evolve to become distinct species. The biologist Orator F. Cook coined the term in 1906 for cladogenesis, the splitting of lineages, as opposed to anagenesis, phyletic evolution within ...

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phylogenetics In biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chemical processes, Molecular biology, molecular interactions, Physiology, physiological mechanism ...

phylogenetics
, as well as sub-disciplines and related fields. For additional terms from related glossaries, see
Glossary of genetics This glossary of genetics is a list of definitions of terms and concepts commonly used in the study of genetics Genetics is a branch of biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anat ...
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Glossary of ecology This glossary of ecology is a list of definitions of terms and concepts in ecology Ecology (from el, οἶκος, "house" and el, -λογία, label=none, "study of") is the study of the relationships between living organisms, including h ...
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Glossary of biology This glossary of biology terms is a list of definitions of fundamental terms and concepts used in biology Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their anatomy, physical structure, Biochemistry, chem ...
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See also

* Outline of evolution * Index of evolutionary biology articles


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