vicariant

vicariant
\\-ēənt\ adjective (-s)
Etymology: modification of German vikariierend, past participle of vikariieren to act as a substitute, from vikar representative, proxy, from Middle High German vicar, from Latin vicarius substitute— more at vicar
: of, relating to, or being the process of vicariance or the organisms that evolved through this process

the possible vicariant origin of the Antillean arthropod fauna

vicariant noun

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  • vicariant — vicariant, iante [ vikarjɑ̃, jɑ̃t ] adj. • 1877; du lat. vicarius « suppléant » ♦ Didact. 1 ♦ Qui remplace, qui se substitue (à autre chose). Biol. Hôte vicariant : hôte occasionnel d un parasite remplaçant l hôte habituel. 2 ♦ Méd. Vieilli Rôle… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • vicariant — VICARIÁNT, Ă, vicarianţi, te, adj. (anat.; despre organe) Care exercită o funcţie compensatorie, putând chiar să se substituie altui organ. [pr.: ri ant] – Din fr. vicariant. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 08.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  vicariánt adj. m.(sil …   Dicționar Român

  • vicariant — adjective Etymology: translation of German vikarirend, present participle of vikarieren to act as a substitute, from Vikar representative, proxy, from Middle High German vicar, from Latin vicarius substitute Date: 1952 of, relating to, or being… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vicariant — Le terme vicariant s emploie pour désigner un organe ou une fonction qui joue le rôle d un autre organe ou d une autre fonction déficients. En linguistique française, vicariant est le verbe employé en reprise d un groupe verbal dont il synthétise …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vicariant — See vicariance. * * * …   Universalium

  • vicariant — adjective Of, relating to, or as a result of vicariance …   Wiktionary

  • vicariant — vi|ca|ri|ant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • vicariant —   Of species that occupy similar ecological niches but in geographic isolation from each other; implies a phylogenetic relationship existing between the two species …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • vicariant — vi·car·i·ant …   English syllables

  • vicariant — /vəˈkɛəriənt/ (say vuh kairreeuhnt) adjective of, relating to, or designating a group of organisms separated by vicariance …  

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