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Definition of Monophyletic

Monophyletic
Monophyletic Mon`o*phy*let"ic, a. [Gr. ? of one tribe, fr. ? single + ? clan.] (Biol.) Of or pertaining to a single family or stock, or to development from a single common parent form; -- opposed to polyphyletic; as, monophyletic origin.

Meaning of Monophyletic from wikipedia

- In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor (or more precisely ancestral...
- clade (from Ancient Gr****: κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and...
- monophyly, or monophyletic, builds on the ancient gr**** prefix μόνος (mónos), meaning "alone, only, unique", and refers to the fact that a monophyletic group...
- recombination during meiosis.[citation needed] The domain Eukaryota is monophyletic and makes up one of the domains of life in the three-domain system. The...
- descendants of that ancestor excluding a few—typically only one or two—monophyletic subgroups. The group is said to be paraphyletic with respect to the excluded...
- abandoned the term "kingdom", noting that the traditional kingdoms are not monophyletic, i.e., do not consist of all the descendants of a common ancestor. When...
- dates back to the Cambrian period. The group is generally regarded as monophyletic, and many analyses support the placement of arthropods with cycloneuralians...
- Bryophytes are usually considered to be a paraphyletic group and not a monophyletic group, although some studies have produced contrary results. Regardless...
- stromatolites decreased in diversity, perhaps due to grazing. Animals are monophyletic, meaning they are derived from a common ancestor. Animals are sister...
- a hierarchical evolutionary tree, ignoring ranks. A taxon is called monophyletic, if it includes all the descendants of an ancestral form. Groups that...
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