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The history of the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.


Word origin: Greek from the terms phyle/phylon (meaning "tribe, race,") and genetikos (meaning "relative to birth" from genesis ("birth").

Related forms: phylogenetic (adjective)

Synonym: phylogeny

Compare: ontogeny

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