cladogenesis
noun Date: 1953 evolutionary change characterized by treelike branching of taxa — compare anagenesiscladogenetic adjectivecladogenetically adverb

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  • Cladogenesis — is an evolutionary splitting event in a species in which each branch and its smaller branches forms a clade , an evolutionary mechanism and a process of adaptive evolution that leads to the development of a greater variety of sister species. This …   Wikipedia

  • cladogenesis — cladogenesis. См. кладогенез. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cladogénesis — La cladogénesis es un suceso de bifurcación evolutiva en el que cada rama y sus ramas maś pequeñas son un clado ; un mecanismo evolutivo y un proceso de evolución adaptativa que conduce hacia el desarrollo de una mayor variedad de organismos. La… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cladogenesis — the development of a new clade; the splitting of a single lineage into two distinct lineages; speciation …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • cladogenesis — n. [Gr. klados, branch; genesis, beginning] Branching evolution; the splitting of species, i.e., speciation; see anagenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cladogenesis — cladogenetic /klad oh jeuh net ik, klay doh /, adj. cladogenetically, adv. /klad euh jen euh sis, klay deuh /, n. Biol. evolutionary change by the branching off of new species from common ancestral types. [1950 55; < G Kladogenese; see CLADO ,… …   Universalium

  • cladogenesis — noun An evolutionary splitting event in which each branch and its smaller branches forms a clade …   Wiktionary

  • cladogenesis — origin and evolution as if branching from common ancestor Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cladogenesis — n. evolution that occurs in response to the specific environmental demands on a species in a particular area (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cladogenesis — [ˌkleɪdə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪsɪs, kladə(ʊ) ] noun Biology the formation of a new species by evolutionary divergence from an ancestral form. Derivatives cladogenetic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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