combining form see phyl-

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  • phylo- — [fī′lō, fī′lə] [< Gr phylon, tribe, akin to phylē,PHYLE] combining form tribe, race, phylum, etc. [phylogeny]: also, before a vowel, prefix combining form phyl …   English World dictionary

  • Phylo — See also phyllo, the pastry dough. In the Odyssey Book IV, Phylo is a maidservant of Helen of Troy …   Wikipedia

  • phylo- — a combining form meaning race, tribe, kind : phylogeny. Also, esp. before a vowel, phyl . [ < Gk, comb. form of phylon PHYLON] * * * …   Universalium

  • phylo- — Tribe, race; a taxonomic phylum. [G. phylon, tribe] …   Medical dictionary

  • phylo... — phy|lo..., Phy|lo..., vor Vokalen meist phyl..., Phyl... <aus gleichbed. gr. phỹlon> Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »(Volks)stamm«, z. B. Phylogenese, Phylarch …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • phylo- — aff. a combining form meaning “group having common ancestry”: phylogeny[/ex] • Etymology: < Gk, comb. form of phŷlon; see phylum …   From formal English to slang

  • phylo- — a word element meaning tribe . {Greek, combining form of phylon race, tribe} …   Australian English dictionary

  • phylo- — comb. form Biol. denoting a race or tribe. Etymology: Gk phulon, phule …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phylogenese — Phylo|gene̱se [gr. ϕυ̃λον = Stamm; Geschlecht u. gr. γενεσις = Entstehung] w; , n: = Phylogenie …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • phylogenetisch — phylo|gene̱tisch: die Stammesgeschichte der Lebewesen betreffend …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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