Scrabble Word EXAPTIVE

Definition of EXAPTIVE:

  • feature having a function for which it was not originally adapted or selected
  • getting a function by means other than natural selection [adj]
  • 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

Previous Words
exanthem exanthema exanthemas exanthemata exanthematic exanthematous exanthems exaptation exaptations exapted

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