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phylogenetic classification

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noun Biology.
classification of organisms based on their assumed evolutionary histories and relationships.
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Also called phyletic classification, phyletics.

Origin of phylogenetic classification

First recorded in 1880–85

Words nearby phylogenetic classification

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