Scrabble Word EXAPTED

Definition of EXAPTED:

  • feature having a function for which it was not originally adapted or selected
  • morphological or physiological feature that predisposes an organism to adapt to a different environment or lifestyle
  • process in which a feature acquires a function that was not acquired through natural selection
  • utilized for a function other than the one developed through natural selection [adj]

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exanimations exanthem exanthema exanthemas exanthemata exanthematic exanthematous exanthems exaptation exaptations

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