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adjective as in converging

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Some evolutionary biologists say we should take some comfort from the fact we are starting to see the same mutations pop up repeatedly, a phenomenon called convergent evolution.

The needs of the nation are not necessarily convergent with the needs of the deadline satirist.

They did not know how tired I was, how exhausted mentally and morally, nor how cruel their convergent attack on me chanced to be.

Prothorax two-thirds wider than long, sides parallel in basal half, convergent anteriorly.

It is important to notice that Donders' theory makes convergent squint appear as almost a necessary consequence of hypermetropia.

For near objects the myopic eye is used without accommodation and therefore also without convergent strabismus of the right.

It may, therefore, be useful for our purpose to cite a few cases of periodic convergent strabismus with emmetropia.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convergent, such as: coming together, concurrent, confluent, connecting, meeting, and merging.

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