evolutionary medicine

The use of the principles of evolution to understand disease processes and design effective medical treatment.


Nearby words

  1. evolution of carbon dioxide,
  2. evolutionary,
  3. evolutionary algorithm,
  4. evolutionary biology,
  5. evolutionary fitness,
  6. evolutionary psychology,
  7. evolutionist,
  8. evolutive,
  9. evolve,
  10. evonymus

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