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

monophyly

play \ˈmä-nə-ˌfī-lē\ noun

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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

monophyly

play \ˈmän-ə-ˌfī-lē\ noun, plural monophylies

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