Reproductive Isolating Mechanism

Science / Biology / Reproductive Isolating Mechanism: Biological or behavioral characteristics that reduce or prevent interbreeding with other populations; e.g., the production of sterile hybrids. Establishment of reproductive isolation is considered essential for development of a new species.

Other Words for Mechanism

Mechanism Noun Synonyms: way, means, method, procedure, approach, technique, medium, process, agency
Mechanism Adjective Synonyms: device, appliance, contrivance, apparatus, instrument, machine
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Reaction Mechanism

Science / Chemistry / Reaction Mechanism: A list of all elementary reactions that occur in the course of an overall chemical reaction. MORE

Price-Specie Flow Mechanism

Business / Finance / Price-Specie Flow Mechanism: Adjustment mechanism under the classic gold standard allowing disturbances in the price level in one country to be wholly or partly offset by a countervailing flow of specie (gold coins) that would ac MORE

Reproductive Effort

Science / Marine Biology / Reproductive Effort: The fraction of assimilated nutrients that are devoted to reproductive behavior and gamete production MORE

Reproductive Isolating Mechanism

Science / Biology / Reproductive Isolating Mechanism: Biological or behavioral characteristics that reduce or prevent interbreeding with other populations; e.g., the production of sterile hybrids. Establishment of reproductive isolation is considered ess MORE

Servo (Servomechanism)

Technology / Motorcycle / Servo (Servomechanism): An electronic control system in which a hydraulic, pneumatic, or other type of larger-powered controlling mechanism is assisted and controlled by a low-energy signal. MORE

Reproductive System

Science / Biology / Reproductive System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; is responsible for reproduction and thus the survival of the species. MORE

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