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phy·log·e·ny
[fahy-loj-uh-nee]
NOUN
1.
the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms.
2.
the evolutionary history of a group of organisms, especially as depicted in a family tree.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phylogenetics

In biology, phylogenetics /ˌfaɪloʊdʒəˈnɛtɪks, -lə-/ is the study of the evolutionary history and relationships among individuals or groups of organisms (e.g. species, or populations). These relationships are discovered through phylogenetic inference methods ...

www.britannica.com/science/phylogeny

phylogeny: the history of the evolution of a species or group, especially in reference to lines of descent and relationships among broad groups of organisms .

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phylogenetic_tree

A phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evolutionary relationships among various biological species or ...

tolweb.org/tree/learn/concepts/whatisphylogeny.html

The Tree of Life then represents the phylogeny of organisms, i. e., the history of organismal lineages as they change through time. It implies that different species  ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phylogeny

Define phylogeny: the evolutionary history of a kind of organism.

evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_05

Understanding phylogenies. Understanding a phylogeny is a lot like reading a family tree. The root of the tree represents the ancestral lineage, and the tips of ...

evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/phylogenetics_01

All life on Earth is united by evolutionary history; we are all evolutionary cousins — twigs on the tree of life. Phylogenetic systematics is the formal name for the ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/her/tree-of-life/v/understanding-and-building-phylogenetic-trees-or-cladograms

Learn how to read and draw phylogenetic trees, or cladograms.