dendrogram

[ den-druh-gram ]
/ ˈdɛn drəˌgræm /

noun Biology.

a treelike diagram depicting evolutionary changes from ancestral to descendant forms, based on shared characteristics.

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British Dictionary definitions for dendrogram

dendrogram
/ (ˈdɛndrəʊˌɡræm) /

noun

any branching diagram, such as a cladogram, showing the interconnections between treelike organisms
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