What is another word for phylogenetic?

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[ fˌa͡ɪlə͡ʊd͡ʒnˈɛtɪk], [ fˌa‍ɪlə‍ʊd‍ʒnˈɛtɪk], [ f_ˌaɪ_l_əʊ_dʒ_n_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k]

Phylogenetic refers to the evolutionary relationships among organisms or their genetic material. Some synonyms for this term include evolutionary, genetic, molecular, and genealogical. Another similar word is cladistic which refers to the process of creating a phylogenetic tree based on shared genetic traits. Other related words include phylogeny, taxonomy, and systematics. These terms are commonly used in biology and genetics to study the history and relationships between different species, both living and extinct. Understanding the phylogenetic relationships between organisms is important for understanding their evolutionary history and for making informed decisions about conservation and biodiversity.

Related words: tree structure, evolutionary tree, phylogenetic tree of life, binary tree, dendrogram, cladogram, phylogenetic tree diagram

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    Usage examples for Phylogenetic

    If the genus is considered to be more than a category of convenience, that is to say, a group of related species having a common origin, the primary problem is to determine whether or not the five species form a phylogenetic unit.
    "A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla"
    William E. Duellman
    The medial migration of the thoracic artery appears to have some phylogenetic significance as yet not understood.
    "Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae"
    Marion Anne Jenkinson
    From the fact that a phylogenetic race is thrown repeatedly among different external conditions, it may at last unite in its idioplasm a large number of developing, mature, and vanishing adaptation determinants.
    "A Mechanico-Physiological Theory of Organic Evolution"
    Carl Von Nägeli

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