Apostatic


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Ap`o`stat´ic


a.1.Apostatical.
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Analytically and hypothetically speaking, the episodic memories or reminiscences of the Prodigal's original, secure attachment to the father--lost due to an apostatic movement or detachment of a negative nature--were possibly triggered and reactivated by the postulated metacognitive-executive control mechanism in tacit manner.
Another argument proposed for the occurrence and maintenance for polymorphism is apostatic selection, the primary hypothesis for color polymorphism maintenance in cryptic animals.
The evolution of color polymorphism: crypticity, searching images, and apostatic selection.