diphyletic

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adjective di·phy·let·ic \ˌdī-fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of diphyletic

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

1902

First Known Use of diphyletic

1902


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diphyletic

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adjective di·phy·let·ic \ˌdī-fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of diphyletic

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


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