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Phylogenesis  [ Biology - Taxonomy ]
Synonym: Phylogeny, Evolution
Adjective: Phylogenetic, Phylogenic
Adverb: Phylogenetically

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  1. The sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or higher taxonomic group of organisms
    The development over time of a species, genus, or group, as contrasted with the development of an individual ontogeny.
  2. The evolutionary development of an organ or other part of an organism.
    For example the phylogeny of the cactus spines.





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