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phyletic

adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of PHYLETIC

:  of or relating to evolutionary change in a single line of descent without branching
phy·let·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of PHYLETIC

International Scientific Vocabulary phyl- + -etic (as in genetic)
First Known Use: 1881
Medical Dictionary

phyletic

adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of PHYLETIC

:  of or relating to the course of evolutionary or phylogenetic development
phy·let·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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