Associations to the word «Clade»


CLADE, noun. (systematics) A group of animals or other organisms derived from a common ancestor species.
CLADE, noun. (genetics) A higher level grouping of a genetic haplogroup.

Dictionary definition

CLADE, noun. A group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor.

Wise words

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