Malthusianism vs Superfecundity - What's the difference?

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Malthusianism is a related term of superfecundity.


As nouns the difference between malthusianism and superfecundity

is that malthusianism is the viewpoint that population will always grow faster than the food supply that it needs to survive and prosper while superfecundity is (biology) the tendency of organisms to produce more offspring than can possibly survive the geometric growth of a biological population beyond the resources of the environment.

malthusianism

Noun

(en noun)
  • The viewpoint that population will always grow faster than the food supply that it needs to survive and prosper.
  • English words suffixed with -ism English eponyms

    superfecundity

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (biology) The tendency of organisms to produce more offspring than can possibly survive. The geometric growth of a biological population beyond the resources of the environment.
  • (biology) Superabundant fecundity or multiplication of the species.