Definition of

Adaptive Radiation

  1. (noun, event) the development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Adaptive Radiation

Hypernyms: radiation

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Whirlaway

thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1941