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OTHER WORDS FROM phylumphylar, adjective
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The cicada attackers are in a whole different phylum, “way lower” on the fungal tree of life.Cicada science heats up when Brood X emerges. 2021 was no exception|Susan Milius|December 14, 2021|Science News
As a result, he and his colleagues believe that the phylum containing the new species actually makes up a supergroup — a category bigger than a kingdom.What biologists call a species is becoming more than just a name|Jack J. Lee|October 14, 2021|Science News For Students
“It’s twofold interesting — it’s a new phylum and a new metabolism,” says Luke McKay, a microbial ecologist of extreme environments at Montana State University in Bozeman.These climate-friendly microbes recycle carbon without producing methane|Carolyn Gramling|May 6, 2021|Science News
The entire phylum of what they do is called “hedging risk,” not diving into it.Jack Hitt Examines Why Amateurs Are the Job Creators|Jack Hitt|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Differentiation within the vertebrate phylum is therefore not uniserial, but takes place in several directions.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The higher animals begin with the twelfth phylum, namely, the Chordata, or vertebrates.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
The leech is a fresh-water parasitic invertebrate belonging to the Phylum Annelida.
What applies to the vertebrate phylum applies also to the invertebrate groups.
What evidence is there as to the origin of the bony skeleton in the vertebrate phylum itself?
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One of the major divisions of the kingdoms of living things; the second-largest standard unit of biological classification. The arthropods, chordates, and mollusks are phyla. Phyla in the plant kingdom are frequently called divisions. (See Linnean classification.)