phylogeny

Definitions

  • 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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Etymology

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.

Usage

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
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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).
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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
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