Associations to the word «Phylogeny»


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

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King