HyperDic: phylogeny

English > 1 sense of the word phylogeny:
NOUNprocessphylogeny, evolution, organic evolution, phylogenesis(biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
phylogeny > pronunciation
Soundsfaylaa'jhahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > phylogeny: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaning(biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.
Synonymsevolution, organic evolution, phylogenesis
Category ofScopes trialA highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narroweranamorphosis, anamorphismThe evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
anthropogenesis, anthropogenyThe evolution or genesis of the human race
emergent evolutionThe appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages / stages in the course of evolution
macroevolutionevolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups
microevolutionevolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
speciationThe evolution of a biological species
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishevolución biológica, evolución, filogenia
Catalanevolució biològica, evolució, filogènesi, filogènia
Adjectivesphylogenetic, phyleticof or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms

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