Examples from the Web for phylogeny
This is the first phylogeny or genealogical tree ever published.Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution|Alpheus Spring Packard
The Ontogeny of Caterpillars is a much abbreviated but slightly falsified repetition of the Phylogeny, 270.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann
In turn, a new, and I hope more realistic, phylogeny and classification is offered.
It is just here that ontogeny guides us with the greatest certainty on to the track of phylogeny.The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
If man really sprang from apes, according to the law of phylogeny, a child ought to be born with a hairy body.Zones of the Spirit|August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for phylogeny
noun plural -nies or -geneses (-ˈdʒɛnɪˌsiːz)
Word Origin for phylogeny
Word Origin and History 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.