phenogram

[ fee-nuh-gram ]
/ ˈfi nəˌgræm /

noun Biology.

a diagram depicting taxonomic relationships among organisms based on overall similarity of many characteristics without regard to evolutionary history or assumed significance of specific characters: usually generated by computer.

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