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 (kō′ĕv-ə-lo͞o′shən, -ē-və-)
The process by which two or more interacting species evolve together, each changing as a result of changes in the other or others. It occurs, for example, between predators and prey and between insects and the flowers that they pollinate.

co′ev·o·lu′tion·ar·y adj.
co′e·volve′ (-ĭ-vŏlv′) v.


vb (intr)
to evolve together
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We would like to thank the fantastic team at iFactory and the whole Coevolve team for their hard work.
Levels of paternal care also tend to coevolve with mating systems, with reduced paternal care typical of species with polygynous or promiscuous mating systems (Leisler et al.
As the jury puts it: "Professor Ehrlich advanced the seminal idea that interactions of plants and herbivores coevolve and shape the evolutionary history of species, as an engine for species diversity.
Once a switch has occurred, flower and pollinator can coevolve, and the plant species can develop features resulting in reproductive isolation (Grant, 1994).
network structure) are interdependent and thus they coevolve to shape GSCM implementation (Sarkis et al" 2011).
Understanding whether, how, and under what conditions regime complexes and national public policies coevolve is important from a governance perspective: when the management of regime complexity at international and national level is mutually reinforcing, coherent governance is achieved.
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the ways Homo sapiens coevolve with technology, a point made by McLuhan
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