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phylogeny

[ fahy-loj-uh-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF phylogeny
  • as innatural selection
  • as insocial Darwinism
  • as insurvival of the fittest

Synonyms for phylogeny

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In the previous chapter we have considered the phylogeny of love in general.

This is the first phylogeny or genealogical tree ever published.

This phylogeny, the author thinks, is the most probable of all.

But it is quite another thing with phylogeny on the larger scale.

What then undergoes change in phylogeny, the means or the entelechy?

But this, remember, was the utmost we were able to say for phylogeny.

Phylogeny and geology are, in the nature of the case, historical sciences.

"Ontogeny" signifies the genesis of the individual, "Phylogeny" that of the race.

It may be convenient to shew in a definite way the bearing of the above speculations on the phylogeny of the Chordata.

A satisfactory elucidation of the phylogeny of Arthropodan eyes has not yet been given.

WORD ORIGIN

"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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PHYLOGENY

natural selection

nounevolutionary theory
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