Sentence example with the word 'neoteny'


Definition n. an evolutionary trend to be born earlier so that development is cut off at an earlier stage and juvenile characteristics are retained in adults of the species

Last update: August 1, 2015


Probably these Proteidae should be regarded as primitive in this respect, although many other features may be attributed to neoteny.   [Please select]

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neotenic - neoteny - neotype