Macroevolution



[mak-roh-ev-uh-loo-shuh n or, esp. British, -ee-vuh-] /ˌmæk roʊˌɛv əˈlu ʃən or, esp. British, -ˌi və-/

noun, Biology.
1.
major evolutionary transition from one type of organism to another occurring at the level of the species and higher taxa.
/ˌmækrəʊˌiːvəˈluːʃən/
noun
1.
(biology) the evolution of large taxonomic groups such as genera and families
macroevolution
(māk’rō-ěv’ə-l’shən)
Evolution that results in the formation of a new taxonomic group above the level of a species.

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