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atavism definition

  • noun:
    • The reappearance of a characteristic in an organism after several years of absence, often brought on by the chance recombination of genetics.
    • An individual or a component that shows atavism. Also known as throwback.
    • The return of a trait or recurrence of past behavior over time of lack.
    • The reappearance of an ancestral characteristic in an organism after several years of lack.
    • The recurrence or reversion to a past behavior, technique, characteristic or design after an extended amount of lack.
    • Reversion to last ancient behavior, particularly assault.
    • The recurrence, or a propensity to a recurrence, of initial form of a species in the progeny of their types; resemblance to remote instead of to near forefathers; reversion towards original kind.
    • The recurrence of any peculiarity or condition of an ancestor in a subsequent generation, after an intermission for a generation or two.
    • recurrence of or reversion to a past design, perspective, method, or manner.
    • In biology, reversion, through impact of heredity, to ancestral figures; resemblance exhibited by confirmed organism for some remote ancestor; the come back to an early or initial type by its customized descendants; restoration of architectural figures which have been lost or obscured.
    • In pathology, the recurrence of every peculiarity or condition of an ancestor in remote generations.
    • a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
    • The reappearance of a characteristic in an organism after several generations of absence, often brought on by the chance recombination of genetics.
    • a person or a part that displays atavism. Also known as throwback.
    • The return of a trait or recurrence of previous behavior after a period of absence.
    • The reappearance of an ancestral feature in an organism after a number of generations of absence.
    • The recurrence or reversion to a past behaviour, method, characteristic or design after a lengthy amount of absence.
    • Reversion to past primitive behavior, specially violence.
    • The recurrence, or a propensity to a recurrence, of initial kind of a species when you look at the progeny of its varieties; resemblance to remote instead of to close forefathers; reversion into initial kind.
    • The recurrence of every peculiarity or illness of an ancestor in a subsequent generation, after an intermission for a generation or two.
    • recurrence of or reversion to a past design, perspective, method, or way.
    • In biology, reversion, through impact of heredity, to ancestral characters; resemblance exhibited by certain system to some remote ancestor; the go back to an earlier or original type by its customized descendants; restoration of structural characters which have been lost or obscured.
    • In pathology, the recurrence of any peculiarity or infection of an ancestor in remote years.
    • a reappearance of an early on characteristic
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