Medical Dictionary

artificial selection n.
Human intervention in animal or plant reproduction to ensure certain characteristics are represented in successive generations.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: artificial-respiration
Next Definition: arts medicine
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for artificial-selection
More from
Search for articles containing artificial-selection Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature