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Punctuated equilibrium   /pˈəŋktʃuˌeɪtɪd ˌikwəlˈɪbriəm/   Listen
Punctuated equilibrium

noun
1.
A theory of evolution holding that evolutionary change in the fossil record came in fits and starts rather than in a steady process of slow change.  Synonym: theory of punctuated equilibrium.






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