horotelic

[hawr-uh-tel-ik]

adjective Biology.

of or relating to evolution at a rate standard for a given group of plants or animals.

Origin of horotelic

< Greek hóro(s) boundary + tél(os) end, consummation + -ic
Related formshor·o·tel·y, noun
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