STABILIZING SELECTION

the tendency of natural selection to maintain the existing average population number over subsequent generations.

STABILIZING SELECTION: "Stabilizing selection is where the average population stays the same over generations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STABILIZING SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stabilizing-selection/ (accessed March 4, 2021).
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