Definition of Monophyletic. Meaning of Monophyletic. Synonyms of Monophyletic

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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

- condition of being monophyletic—that is, a group of taxa that share a common ancestry. The resulting group is called a monophyletic group or clade, composed...
- klados, "branch"), also known as a monophyletic group or natural group, is a group of organisms that are monophyletic—that is, composed of a common ancestor...
- 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...
- monophyly, or monophyletic, builds on the ancient gr**** prefix μόνος (mónos), meaning "alone, only, unique", and refers to the fact that a monophyletic group...
- but it is not a species complex. A species complex is in most cases a monophyletic group with a common ancestor, but there are exceptions. It may represent...
- individuals, po****tions, species, or larger taxa that are presumed to be monophyletic and therefore to form, all together, one large clade; phylogenetic analysis...
- phylogenetic nomenclature, use cladistic methods that require taxa to be monophyletic (all descendants of some ancestor). Their basic unit, therefore, is the...
- Bryophytes are usually considered to be a paraphyletic group and not a monophyletic group, although some studies have produced contrary results. Regardless...
- to a clade, a monophyletic group, which includes most of the (former) dicots. "Tricolpate" is a synonym for the "Eudicot" monophyletic group, the "true...
- 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...
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