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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synapomorphy

In phylogenetics, apomorphy and synapomorphy refer to derived characteristics of a clade. Apomorphy implies a characteristic that is different from the form of ...

www.blackwellpublishing.com/ridley/a-z/Shared_derived_characters.asp

Shared derived characters. evo_butt.jpg. Shared derived characters are the main evidence for phylogenetic relations. All the characters shared between species ...

evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_08

Specifically, we are interested in shared derived characters. A shared character is one that two lineages have in common, and a derived character is one that ...

www.reference.com/science/derived-character-16e7205f28712a92

Derived characters are features in organisms that have been modified for specific functions as a result of evolution. They are used in cladistic analysis, which is a ...

www.reference.com/science/derived-characteristic-a01cd3bb07483a17

Derived characteristics are traits shared by the members of a group of organisms with many similarities, known as a clade. These characteristics, however, are ...

rainbow.ldeo.columbia.edu/courses/v1001/cladistics5.html

Primitive Character = Plesiomorphy. A character which is in the state shared by the common ancestor of the group. Derived Character = Apomorphy. A character  ...

mayhewbiology.com/Biology%20notes/evolutionary%20classification.htm

Example: Hair is a derived character for the clade Mammalia but four limbs is NOT a derived character for the clade Mammalia. If it were then only mammals ...

www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110810104736874

In cladistics, a feature that is shared among members of smaller groups or clades and is believed to have evolved at a later date than primitive features.

www.mun.ca/biology/scarr/2900_Systematics.html

Analogous characters are 'similar' because of convergence from dissimilar ... Among turtle, lizard, cat, and kangaroo: a shared derived character of therian ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/derived+character

Looking for online definition of derived character in the Medical Dictionary? derived character explanation free. What is derived character? Meaning of derived ...