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Evolution

Change in genetic composition of a population across generations

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Natural selection

Adaptive evolutionary change

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Fitness

# of your offspring/greatest # of other's offspring

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Population

Group of organisms of a species (total)/(being observed in a study)

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Genetic drift

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Gene flow

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Phylogeny

Evolutionary history

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Adaptive radiation

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Mutation

Mistakes that arise in DNA through random errors or any one of a number of mutagenic agents.

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Coevolution

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Founder effect

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Gene

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Genotype

Traits in genetic code

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Phenotype

Traits physically expressed

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Proximate causation

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Ultimate causation

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Homologous structure

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Analogous structure

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Vestigial structure

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