monophyletism

noun
mono·​phyle·​tism | \ -ˈfil- \
variants: or monophylety \ -​lətē \
plural monophyletisms or monophyleties

Definition of monophyletism

: the quality or state of being monophyletic : shared descent from a single common stemform

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History and Etymology for monophyletism

monophyletism International Scientific Vocabulary monophyletic + -ism; monophylety from monophyletic + -y

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“Monophyletism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monophyletism. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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