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1. phylogeny

noun. ['faɪˈlɑːdʒəni'] (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.

Synonyms

  • speciation
  • anamorphism
  • organic process
  • biological process
  • emergent evolution
  • organic evolution
  • microevolution
  • anthropogeny
  • anamorphosis
  • phylogenesis
  • anthropogenesis
  • macroevolution

Antonyms

  • katamorphism
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

Etymology

  • -geny (English)
  • phylo- (English)
  • φῦλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Phylogeny

  • ontogeny
  • homogeny
  • progeny

How do you pronounce phylogeny?

Pronounce phylogeny as faɪˈlɑʤəni.

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Sentences with phylogeny


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their results largely support the phylogeny suggested by Vidal and Hedges in 2005.

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