adjective see cladogenesis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cladogenetic — See cladogenesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • cladogenetic — adj. of or pertaining to cladogenesis, of or pertaining to evolution that occurs in response to the specific environmental demands on a species in a particular area (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cladogenetic — clado·genetic …   English syllables

  • cladogenetic — adjective see cladogenesis * * * cladogenetˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑clade …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …   Universalium

  • cladogenesis — noun Date: 1953 evolutionary change characterized by treelike branching of taxa compare anagenesis • cladogenetic adjective • cladogenetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Evolution of the horse — This image shows a representative sequence but should not be construed to represent a straight line evolution of the horse. Reconstruction, left forefoot skeleton (third digit emphasized yellow) and longitudinal section of molars of selected… …   Wikipedia

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