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  • cladistic — [klə dis′tik] adj. of or pertaining to clades or cladistics * * * See cladistics. * * * …   Universalium

  • cladistic — [klə dis′tik] adj. of or pertaining to clades or cladistics …   English World dictionary

  • cladistic — adjective Of, relating to, or generated using cladistics …   Wiktionary

  • cladistic — cla·dis·tic …   English syllables

  • cladistic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cladistic analysis — noun a system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms • Syn: ↑cladistics •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cladistics — cladistic, adj. cladistically, adv. /kleuh dis tiks/, n. Biol. (used with a pl. v.) classification of organisms based on the branchings of descendant lineages from a common ancestor. [1965 70; cladist(ic) (see CLAD , ISTIC) + ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cladistics — For the scientific journal, see Cladistics (journal). Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …   Wikipedia

  • Phenetics — should not be confused with phonetics, the study of speech sounds, despite the similarity in pronunciation. In biology, phenetics, also known as taximetrics, is an attempt to classify organisms based on overall similarity, usually in morphology… …   Wikipedia

  • Taxonomy — is the practice and science of classification. The word comes from the Greek Polytonic|τάξις , taxis (meaning order , arrangement ) and Polytonic|νόμος , nomos ( law or science ). Taxonomies, or taxonomic schemes, are composed of taxonomic units… …   Wikipedia

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