macroevolution love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Large-scale evolution occurring over a very long period time that results in the formation of new species and higher-level taxonomic groups.

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  • noun Large-scale patterns or processes in the history of life, including the origins of novel organism designs, evolutionary trends, adaptive radiations and extinctions.

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  • noun evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups

Etymologies

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macro- +‎ evolution

Examples

  • One of the questions that came up was about the claim that the term macroevolution is not a legitimate scientific term.

    Evolution News & Views

  • One of the questions that came up was about the claim that the term macroevolution is not a legitimate scientific term.

    Evolution News & Views

  • The opposite position to Gould's is the one taken by Simon Conway Morris, who has argued that there is so little "accidental-ness" and historical contingency in macroevolution that we would still appear near the end of each run, regardless of what environmental changes occurred in each run.

    A Good Saturday Evening Flick

  • More response for Mung on that quote – the evidence for common descent and macroevolution is vast, across an enormous amount of data.

    But it's not Science!

  • More response for Mung on that quote – the evidence for common descent and macroevolution is vast, across an enormous amount of data.

    But it's not Science!

  • Talkorigins 'evidence for macroevolution' is a red herring.

    Demarcation as Politics

  • So the claim that macroevolution is possible is unfalsifiable?

    When Mixing Science and Theology is OK

  • So the claim that macroevolution is possible is unfalsifiable?

    When Mixing Science and Theology is OK

  • Certainly Creation Ministries International and Answers in Genesis do not use the term, and specifically recommend against using the terms macroevolution and microevolution on these grounds, so I expect they would say the same about

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Certainly Creation Ministries International and Answers in Genesis do not use the term, and specifically recommend against using the terms macroevolution and microevolution on these grounds, so I expect they would say the same about

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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