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sal•ta•tion•ism



Pronunciation: (sal-tā'shu-niz"um), [key]
n. Biol.
any of several theories holding that the evolution of species proceeds in major steps by the abrupt transformation of an ancestral species into a descendant species of a different type, rather than by the gradual accumulation of small changes.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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