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Definition of adaptation

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Definition as written by Magpye:

From an evolutionary stand-point, it is a characteristic of a living organism that improves its chances for survival in the environment of its habitat; change brought about in a population or an organism as a result of exposure to a particular set of environmental conditions, the change enabling the organism to adjust to the environmental conditions.


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