pheneticist
noun see phenetics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pheneticist — see numerical phenetics …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pheneticist — See phenetics. * * * …   Universalium

  • pheneticist — phe·net·i·cist …   English syllables

  • pheneticist — d.əsə̇st noun ( s) : a taxonomist who adheres to the phenetic system of classification …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenetics — pheneticist /fi net euh sist/, n. /fi net iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Biol. classification of organisms based on measurable similarities and differences rather than genetic makeup and evolutionary descent. [see PHENETIC, ICS] Usage. See ics.… …   Universalium

  • phenetics — noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1960 a system of biological classification based on phenetic methods • pheneticist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phenetics — [fi net′iks] n. taxonomic classification based on observable characteristics, without reference to evolutionary relationships phenetic adj. pheneticist n …   English World dictionary

  • phenetics — iks noun plural but singular in construction : a system of biological classification based on phenetic methods * * * pheneticist /fi net euh sist/, n. /fi net iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Biol. classification of organisms based on measurable… …   Useful english dictionary

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