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IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) of neoteny

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Derived Form of neoteny

plural: neotenies
an evolutionary trend to be born earlier so that development is cut off at an earlier stage and juvenile characteristics are retained in adults of the species
Type ofevolutionary trend,
See alsoneotenous,

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  1. Neoteny is the retention of juvenile features in an adult animal, and selective breeding
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  3. and science historian Stephen Jay Gould documented the neoteny found in the evolution of the
  4. Because neoteny means the retention of immature qualities into adulthood.
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