monophyletic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding just one taxon of pets.
    • Relating to, descended from, or produced by one stock or origin.
    • Of, regarding, or impacting one phylum (or other taxon) of organisms.
    • Deriving from one clade (monophylum).
    • Of or pertaining to a single household or stock, or even to development from just one typical moms and dad form; -- in opposition to polyphyletic.
  • others:
    • Of or regarding one phylum: said of a small grouping of any quality in zoology, with reference to the origin of all the people in such team from a typical ancestor: in opposition to polyphyletic.

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