phylogenesis definition

  • noun:
    • See phylogeny.
    • Evolutionary development of a species.
    • the real history of genealogical development; the race reputation for an animal or vegetable type; the historical exolution of the phylon or tribe, in difference from ontogeny, or perhaps the growth of the patient organism, and from biogenesis, or life development usually.
    • just like phytogeny.
    • The doctrine associated with the generation of flowers.
    • (biology) the sequence of activities mixed up in evolutionary growth of a species or taxonomic selection of organisms

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