monophyletic

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

Definition of monophyletic 

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

Other Words from monophyletic

monophyly \ˈmä-nə-ˌfī-lē \ noun

First Known Use of monophyletic

1874, in the meaning defined above

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monophyletic

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

Medical Definition of monophyletic 

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

Other Words from monophyletic

monophyly \ˈmän-ə-ˌfī-lē \ noun plural monophylies

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