polychotomy


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polychotomy

(ˌpɒlɪˈkɒtəmɪ)
n
the division of something into multiple parts
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More generally, by concentrating on towns the paper misses the opportunity to point to the fact that instead of the often assumed urban-rural dichotomy, which the paper rightly points out is misleading, there is a polychotomy encompassing urban-rural and central-remote locations.
Nevertheless, the ospAB phylogeny contains 1 polychotomy.
Polychotomy is simply the next logical step in the progression of auditory experimental tasks.