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clade

 (klād)
n.
A grouping of organisms made on the basis of their presumed evolutionary history, consisting of a common ancestor and all of its descendants.

[From Greek klados, branch.]
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clade

(kleɪd)
n
(Biology) biology a group of organisms considered as having evolved from a common ancestor
[C20: from Greek klados branch, shoot]
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clade

(kleɪd)

n.
a group of organisms sharing features that reflect a common ancestor or descent.
[1957; < Greek kládos branch]
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Noun1.clade - a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor
biological group - a group of plants or animals
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The tree based on tRNAs includes a mix of cloning larvae of Oreaster, QH411 and FM066, and valvatid larvae in one large clade. This large clade has short internal branches with bootstrap support of 88%.
meningitidis urethritis clade previously described (2,4,7) (Figure) because it clustered with available sequences that had only 20-50 SNP differences.
We present herein the history, clinical findings, and macroscopic and histologic lesions caused by a clade C poxvirus in an exotic psittacine breeding colony in southern Brazil.
Tribe Hypolytreae is better supported as a clade (BS 76%, PP 0.91).
The mismatch distribution revealed unimodal distribution in clade 2 and clade 3 whereas clade 1 showed stability with bimodal peak (Fig 3 A, B, C).
To assess the phylogenetic position of the "Cordillera de Los Altos" clade within Phyllopezus, we designed a species tree based on the three mtDNA gene sequences concatenated, using * BEAST [49] in BEAST 2.4.7 [50] under 1,000,000 generations for the mcmc model, visualizing the posterior probability in DensiTree 2.2.6 [51].
Individuals from Belgium and Switzerland were connected to the central haplotype by 24 - 31 mutational steps, while the distantly related samples that were placed into the same clade as the central haplotype (clade B) in the phylogenetic inference were up to 28 steps away.
By accepting a new genus Magallana [type species Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)] for a clade of Pacific Crassostrea, and by rejecting the genus Talonostrea (Li and Qi, 1994) [type species Talonostrea talonata (Li and Qi, 1994)] for the Pacific sister clade Magallana, WoRMS has effectively rendered the (Atlantic) genus Crassostrea paraphyletic.
In the Clade II of the phylogenetic tree; all the sequences of H.