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evolutionary biology

the branches of biology that deal with the processes of change in populations of organisms, especially taxonomy, paleontology, ethology, population genetics, and ecology. Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for evolutionary-biology

a branch of biology investigating the evolution of organisms, esp. in the areas of molecular and microbial evolution, behavior, genetics, ecology, life histories, development, paleontology, systematics, and morphology

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