Example sentences for: adaptive

How can you use “adaptive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Thus, to further test the adaptive hypothesis we compared the level of sequence divergence within the LTR and its flanking intronic sequence between the two sibling species Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila mauritiana . If the LTR-containing intron is under stabilizing selection, a lower than neutral rate of substitution would be expected.

  • This specificity of the parasites also indicates a long and adaptive relationship with humans [ 4].

  • Adaptive immunity is characterized by greater specificity than innate immunity, as the adaptive immune response can not only distinguish foreign cells from self, but can also distinguish one foreign antigen from another.

  • I felt Wilson was sometimes too complacent in seeing human foibles (such as irrational spiritual beliefs) as evolutionarily adaptive.

  • In the ravishing Lady in Blue of 1874, the adaptive model Emma Dobigny (a favorite of Degas as well) shows off a cascade of blue cloth--she's a waterfall in repose.


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