From evolve + -ability.
evolvability (plural evolvabilities)
- (chiefly biology) The ability to evolve. [from 20th c.]
- 2003, Adrian Woolfson, ‘Genetic Mountaineering’, London Review of Books, vol. 25 no. 3:
- Systems must be constantly poised for change: a potential for evolvability is essential if they are to respond to the vagaries of an uncertain future.