Definition of coadaptation in English:

coadaptation

Pronunciation /ˌkōadəpˈtāSHən/

noun

Biology

See coadapted

‘It is, therefore, of the highest importance to gain a clear insight into the means of modification and coadaptation.’
  • ‘Several authors have suggested that African antelope (family Bovidae) exemplify coadaptation of ecological, behavioral, and morphological traits.’
  • ‘One example of the biological importance of intergenomic coadaptation is the evidence that mtDNA interaction with the nuclear genome modifies cognition in mice.’
  • ‘In spite of its apparent simplicity, this idea has been extremely difficult to evaluate empirically, and coadaptation of host and parasite traits is usually assumed rather than demonstrated.’
  • ‘These shifting patterns of coadaptation are further shaped by the geographic structure of most species.’