Noun Definition


1.Definition: (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

Related Noun(s):phylogenesis, phylogeny

Category: General

2.Definition: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

"The development of his ideas took many years", "The evolution of Greek civilization", "The slow development of her skill as a writer"

Related Noun(s):development

Category: General