phyletic

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adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈle-tik\

Definition of phyletic

  1. :  of or relating to evolutionary change in a single line of descent without branching

phyletically

play \fī-ˈle-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of phyletic

International Scientific Vocabulary phyl- + -etic (as in genetic)


First Known Use: 1877


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phyletic

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adjective phy·let·ic \fī-ˈlet-ik\

Medical Definition of phyletic

  1. :  of or relating to the course of evolutionary or phylogenetic development

phyletically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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