phenetics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction phe·net·ics \ fi-ˈne-tiks \

Definition of phenetics

: a system of biological classification based on phenetic methods

pheneticist

play \fi-ˈne-tə-sist\ noun

First Known Use of phenetics

circa 1960


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