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phyletic

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adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of phyletic

  1. :  of or relating to evolutionary change in a single line of descent without branching

phy·let·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of phyletic

International Scientific Vocabulary phyl- + -etic (as in genetic)


First Known Use: 1881


Medical Dictionary

phyletic

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adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of phyletic

  1. :  of or relating to the course of evolutionary or phylogenetic development

  2. phy·let·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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