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monophyletic

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adjective mono·phy·let·ic \ˌmä-nō-fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of monophyletic

  1. :  of or relating to a single stock; specifically :  developed from a single common ancestral form

monophyly

play \ˈmä-nə-ˌfī-lē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of monophyletic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1874


Medical Dictionary

monophyletic

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adjective mono·phy·let·ic \ˌmän-ō-fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of monophyletic

  1. :  of, relating to, or derived from a single stock; specifically :  descending from a single common ancestral form

monophyly

\ˈmän-ə-ˌfī-lē\play noun plural

monophylies




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