diphyletic


di·phy·let·ic

adjective \ˌdī-fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of DIPHYLETIC

:  derived from two lines of evolutionary descent <diphyletic hadrosaurs>

First Known Use of DIPHYLETIC

1902

di·phy·let·ic

adjective \ˌdī-fī-ˈlet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIPHYLETIC

: derived from two lines of evolutionary descent <diphyletic dinosaurs>

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