Phylogenetics



phylogenetics phy·lo·ge·net·ics (fī’lō-jə-nět’ĭks)
n.
The study of phylogeny.

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  • Phylogenic

    [fahy-loj-uh-nee] /faɪˈlɒdʒ ə ni/ noun 1. the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms. 2. the evolutionary history of a group of organisms, especially as depicted in a family tree. /faɪˈlɒdʒɪnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies, -geneses (-ˈdʒɛnɪˌsiːz) 1. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolution of a species, genus, etc Compare ontogeny […]

  • Phylogeny

    [fahy-loj-uh-nee] /faɪˈlɒdʒ ə ni/ noun 1. the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms. 2. the evolutionary history of a group of organisms, especially as depicted in a family tree. /faɪˈlɒdʒɪnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies, -geneses (-ˈdʒɛnɪˌsiːz) 1. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolution of a species, genus, etc Compare ontogeny […]



  • Phylon

    [fahy-lon] /ˈfaɪ lɒn/ noun, plural phyla [fahy-luh] /ˈfaɪ lə/ (Show IPA) 1. a group that has a genetic relationship or common origin, as a race.

  • Phylum

    [fahy-luh m] /ˈfaɪ ləm/ noun, plural phyla [fahy-luh] /ˈfaɪ lə/ (Show IPA) 1. Biology. the primary subdivision of a taxonomic kingdom, grouping together all classes of organisms that have the same body plan. 2. Linguistics. a category consisting of language stocks that, because of cognates in vocabulary, are considered likely to be related by common […]



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