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n. (used with a sing. verb)
A system of classification based on the presumed phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of groups of organisms.

cla·dis′tic, cla·dis′ti·cal adj.
cla·dis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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from a cladistic point of view
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Cladistically speaking, character polarity refers to the distinction between the ancestral and derived states and the identification of synapomorphies.
In addition, traditional circumscription dealt with Malvaceae (s.s.) as a very homogenous and cladistically monophyletic group [13,14,15,47,48,51,52], whereas it considered the other three families as paraphyletic [33,32].
There are only three species of Dondersia that establish the characters used in our coding and can be analyzed cladistically: D.
(2002), proposed a cladistically based recircumscription of Dioscorea, sinking the morphologically distinct but cladistically internested genus Rajania, which has a distinctive, asymmetrical, single-winged samara.
A similar constellation has been described for another cladistically related fumigati-mimetic, Neosartorya udagawae, in patients with chronic granulomatous disease or myelodysplasia (15), which may suggest pathogenetic differences between subgroups within section Fumigati.