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polyphyletic

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adjective poly·phy·let·ic \ˌpäl-i-(ˌ)fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of polyphyletic

  1. :  of or relating to more than one stock; specifically :  derived from more than one ancestral line

polyphyletically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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