Synonyms and Antonyms for adaptive-radiation

1. adaptive radiation (n.)

the development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches


2. X-radiation (n.)

electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target


3. radiation (n.)

energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles


4. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source


5. radiation (n.)

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain


6. radiation (n.)

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance


7. radiation (n.)

the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay


8. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


9. radiation (n.)

syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours


10. adaptive (adj.)

having a capacity for adaptation

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