- phylogenetic classification,
Origin of phylogeny
Examples from the Web for phylogenetic
The methods were not phylogenetic, as they have since become under the influence of evolutionary belief.
Viewed from a phylogenetic standpoint, this expresses a very significant regression.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
A phylogenetic plant system does not exist in fact, but only in figure.A Mechanico-Physiological Theory of Organic Evolution|Carl Von Ngeli
The phylogenetic origin of the Podocampida may be found in the Podocyrtida (p. 1314).
This grouping probably represents accurately the phylogenetic origin of these muscles.Variation in the Muscles and Nerves of the Leg in|E. Bruce Holmes
noun plural -nies or -geneses (-ˈdʒɛnɪˌsiːz)
Word Origin for phylogeny
"genesis and evolution of a phylum," 1869, from German Phylogenie, coined 1866 by German biologist Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919) from Greek phylon "race" (see phylo-) + -geneia "origin," from -genes "born" (see genus). Related: Phylogenic.