Associations to the word «Phylogeny»

Wiktionary

PHYLOGENY, noun. (systematics) The evolutionary history of groups of organisms, such as species or clades.
PHYLOGENY, noun. (systematics) (informal) A phylogenetic diagram.
PHYLOGENY, noun. The historical development of a human social or racial group.
PHYLOGENY, noun. The historical development of any thing, idea, etc.

Dictionary definition

PHYLOGENY, noun. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.

Wise words

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