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cladogenesis

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noun clad·o·gen·e·sis \ˌkla-də-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of cladogenesis

  1. :  evolutionary change characterized by treelike branching of taxa — compare anagenesis

clad·o·ge·net·ic play \ˌkla-dō-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective
clad·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1953

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1953


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