Phylogenetic Phy*lo*ge*net"ic, a. Relating to phylogenesis, or the race history of a type of organism. -- {Phy*lo*ge*net"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • phylogenetic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin phylogenesis phylogeny, from phyl + genesis Date: 1877 1. of or relating to phylogeny 2. based on natural evolutionary relationships 3. acquired in the course of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phylogenetic — phy·lo·ge·net·ic (fī lō jə nĕtʹĭk) adj. 1. Of or relating to phylogeny or phylogenetics. 2. Relating to or based on evolutionary development or history: a phylogenetic classification of species.   phy lo·ge·netʹi·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • phylogenetic — phy·lo·ge·net·ic .fī lō jə net ik adj 1) of or relating to phylogeny 2) based on natural evolutionary relationships 3) acquired in the course of phylogenetic development phy·lo·ge·net·i·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv …   Medical dictionary

  • phylogenetic — adjective of or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms phylogenetic development • Syn: ↑phyletic • Pertains to noun: ↑phylogeny (for: ↑phyletic), ↑phylogeny …   Useful english dictionary

  • phylogenetic — adjective a) Of, or relating to phylogeny or phylogenetics b) of, or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms …   Wiktionary

  • phylogenetic — Synonyms and related words: advancing, bradytelic, clannish, developing, diphyletic, direct, ethnic, evolutional, evolutionist, evolutionistic, evolving, family, genealogical, genetic, gentile, gentilic, horotelic, lineal, maturational,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • phylogenetic — adj. pertaining to the descent or evolutionary development of a species …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phylogenetic —   , phylogeny.   Of or pertaining to the evolutionary history of an organism or group …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • phylogenetic — phy·lo·ge·net·ic …   English syllables

  • phylogenetic — phy•lo•ge•net•ic [[t]ˌfaɪ lə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk[/t]] adj. bio of, pertaining to, or based on phylogeny • Etymology: 1875–80 phy lo•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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