• WordNet 3.6
    • n phylogeny (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phylogeny The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the phylon or tribe, in distinction from ontogeny, or the development of the individual organism, and from biogenesis, or life development generally.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phylogeny That branch of biology which attempts to deduce the ancestral history of an animal or a plant from its ontogeny or individual developmental metamorphoses; tribal history: opposed to ontogeny, or the origin and development of individual organisms. Also phylogenesis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Phylogeny fī-loj′e-ni a biological term applied to the evolution or genealogical history of a race or tribe—also Phylogen′esis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. tribe + E. genesis, or root of Gr. gi`gnesqai to be born
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. phylon, race, genesis, origin.


In literature:

The general application of the biogenetic law to all classes of animals and plants has been proved in my "Systematische Phylogenie".
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
This is the first phylogeny or genealogical tree ever published.
"Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution" by Alpheus Spring Packard
Ontogeny is a brief recapitulation of phylogeny.
"At the Deathbed of Darwinism" by Eberhard Dennert
Ontogeny, as recapitulation of phylogeny, 98-104.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
The science of phylogeny, or, as it is popularly called, the evolution of species, had an equally slow growth.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
A Popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human Ontogeny and Phylogeny.
"Freedom in Science and Teaching." by Ernst Haeckel
We can thus say that the mechanism of appetites belongs to automatic actions deeply inherited by phylogeny.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Phylogeny of the waxwings and allied birds.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
Phylogeny of the waxwings and allied birds.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
Ontogeny and phylogeny, as illustrated by amphibia.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
This is particularly true of the vertebrates, especially mammals, as might have been anticipated from their phylogeny.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
The most striking general change has been against seeing in the facts of ontogeny any direct evidence as to phylogeny.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Certain aspects of this proposed phylogeny warrant further comment.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
No indications beyond those furnished by comparative anatomy help us to unravel the phylogeny of the Collembola.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
Phylogeny of the Dinornithidae.
"Trees. A Woodland Notebook" by Herbert Maxwell
Phylogeny of the Dinornithidae.
"Extinct Birds" by Walter Rothschild
The phylogeny proposed by me is illustrated in Figure 3.
"Evolution and Classification of the Pocket Gophers of the Subfamily Geomyinae" by Robert J. Russell
Principal Points of Human Ontogeny and Phylogeny.
"The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
The Pedigree on p. 151 shows how the obscure phylogeny of the seven classes of Coelomati may be supposed to stand.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
The problems of phylogeny deal with the genealogy of the animal kingdom.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

Sankoff, "Breakpoint Phylogenies ," Proc.
Warnow, "Reconstructing Phylogenies from Gene-Content and Gene-Order Data," Math.
Warnow, "Steps toward Accurate Reconstructions of Phylogenies from Gene-Order Data," J.
1- Deep Phylogeny and Evolution of Sponges (Phylum Porifera).

In science:

Reconstructing ancestral sequences on an HIV phylogeny allowed them to infer locations of transitions between slow and fast modes - indicating a possible gain or loss of selective pressure .
Developing and applying heterogeneous phylogenetic models with XRate
Vigilant et al. (h)(1991) modern human phylogeny.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
Parametric multiple sequence alignment and phylogeny construction.
Parametric k-best alignment
Reconstruction of phylogenies started to use large data sets involving hundreds of genes. This paper introduces a computer program: GeneSupport.
GeneSupport Maximum Gene-Support Tree Approach to Species Phylogeny Inference
Statistical inference of phylogenies (with discussion).
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
The Steiner problem in phylogeny is NP-complete.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Gascuel. A simple, fast, and accurate algorithm to estimate large phylogenies by maximum likelihood.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Statistical approach to tests involving phylogenies.
Computational Tools for Evaluating Phylogenetic and Hierarchical Clustering Trees
Trees are often introduced to mirror structure in data: in HtDP, using family trees, and in our major sequence, using phylogeny trees.
Mathematics Is Imprecise
The selected isolates were confirmed to be C. jejuni using the PubMLST database and through a phylogeny analysis of these isolates and a representative C. coli sequence.
Semi-automatic selection of summary statistics for ABC model choice
The standard approaches to sampling from the posterior over phylogenies rely on Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods.
Auto-validating von Neumann Rejection Sampling from Small Phylogenetic Tree Spaces
Section 4 investigates the statistical structure of phylogenies on genera obtained by combining the species-level model with the genera classification schemes, and this combination is the conceptual novelty of the paper.
Stochastic Models for Phylogenetic Trees on Higher-order Taxa
But one could alternatively frame it within the proposed Phylocode conventions for naming the parts of the tree of life by explicit reference to phylogeny.
Stochastic Models for Phylogenetic Trees on Higher-order Taxa
Hence, the above question is equivalent to asking wether the spin at the root can be reconstructed from its leaves, and as such has applications in Information Theory and Phylogeny (see for further details).
Mixing time of critical Ising model on trees is polynomial in the height
Given a profile Φ, the posterior probabilities for gene family size at node x are computed by using the conditional survival likelihoods Lx [n] and likelihoods of some relevant profiles on truncated phylogenies.
Mathematical Framework for Phylogenetic Birth-And-Death Models