phylogeny
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1872 1. the evolutionary history of a kind of organism 2. the evolution of a genetically related group of organisms as distinguished from the development of the individual organism 3. the history or course of the development of something (as a word or custom)

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  • phylogeny — phylogeny. См. филогенез. (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.

  • phylogeny — genesis and evolution of a phylum, 1872 (in Darwin), from Ger. Phylogenie, coined 1866 by German biologist Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834 1919) from Gk. phylon race (see PHYLUM (Cf. phylum)) + geneia origin, from genes born …   Etymology dictionary

  • phylogeny — [fī΄lō jen′ə sisfī läj′ə nē] n. pl. phylogenies [Ger phylogenie, coined (1866) by HAECKEL Ernst Heinrich: see PHYLO & GENY] 1. the lines of descent or evolutionary development of any plant or animal species 2. the origin and evolution of a… …   English World dictionary

  • phylogeny — phylogenetic /fuy leuh jeuh net ik/, phylogenetical, phylogenic, adj. phylogenetically, adv. phylogenist, n. /fuy loj euh nee/, n. 1. the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms. 2. the evolutionary history of a group of… …   Universalium

  • phylogeny — noun a) The evolutionary history of an organism. The phylogeny of this starfish provides an understanding of its distribution. b) A phylogenetic diagram. Understanding the phylogeny of this musical group helps us understand its music …   Wiktionary

  • Phylogeny — Phylogenesis Phy lo*gen e*sis, Phylogeny Phy*log e*ny, n. [Gr. ? tribe + E. genesis, or root of Gr. gi gnesqai to be born.] The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phylogeny — filogenezė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Istorinė organizmų raida. atitikmenys: angl. phylogenesis; phylogeny rus. филогенез …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • phylogeny — the evolutionary descent and interrelationships of a group of organisms …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • phylogeny — n. [Gr. phyle, tribe; genesis, beginning] The study of the history of the lines of evolution of a species or higher group of organisms; distinguished from ontogeny; see classification, phylogenetic adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phylogeny — The evolutionary development of species, as distinguished from ontogeny, development of the individual. SYN: phylogenesis. * * * phy·log·e·ny fi läj ə nē n, pl nies 1) the evolutionary history of a kind of organism 2) the e …   Medical dictionary

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