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Noun1.phylogenesis - (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organismsphylogenesis - (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
Scopes trial - a highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school; Scopes was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow; Scopes was convicted but the verdict was later reversed
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
anamorphism, anamorphosis - the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
anthropogenesis, anthropogeny - the evolution or genesis of the human race
emergent evolution - the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages in the course of evolution
macroevolution - evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups
microevolution - evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
speciation - the evolution of a biological species
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Chikungunya virus, epidemiology, clinics and phylogenesis: A review.
That is, it seems the paid price of threat to overall personality integrity which entails cognizance of the real possibility of looming disorganization and breakdown in ontogenesis' peripheral and/or phylogenesis' racial African personality parts is well handled such that both these parts remain intact enough for continued pursuing of ORP/ORM behaving.
Underpinning the recursive emergence of nonpropositional within the domain of human thinking is a postulate that necessarily relies on the idea of "phylogenesis" and its associated time scale.
Genetic variation and phylogenesis of the cuttlefishes in the waters of China.
Dupont et al., "Phylogenesis and biological characterization of a new glucose transporter in the chicken (Gallus gallus), GLUT12," PLoS One, vol.
Avian hepatitis B viruses: molecular and cellular biology, phylogenesis, and host tropism.
Some speakers argued for tasks to be defined from first principles in a top-down manner, whereas others suggested looking at nature (humans and other intelligent beings) for inspiration in formulating the tasks (with further discussion on whether the inspiration should come from ontogenesis or phylogenesis).
(22.) Vitvitskaya LV (1991) Comparative analysis of genome function in brain cells during the formation of adaptive behavior in animals of different levels of ontogenesis and phylogenesis. Abstract of the thesis doctor of biol sciences.
Robert Cloninger & Sita Kedia, The Phylogenesis of Human Personality: Identifying the Precursors of Cooperation, Altruism, and Weil-Being, in ORIGINS OF ALTRUISM AND COOPERATION 63, 83 (Robert W.
This last observation suggests that, in analogy to the T cell thymic maturation, a selection of KIR-HLA-I pairs able to "recognize" self-antigens should sometime occur during ontogenesis or phylogenesis. Evidences that some combinations of maternal KIR and fetal HLA-I molecules influence the reproductive success [39] suggest the possibility that, along the evolution of the human species, maternal uterine KIR+ NK cells could have biased the HLA-I (loaded with fetal peptides) of newborn.
Phylogenetic [beta]-diversity measures such as unweighted UniFrac significance test, principal coordinate analysis, and nonmetric multidimensional scaling were performed using the representative sequences of OTUs for each sample by the Mothur program to analyze community and phylogenesis. Taxonomy-based analyses were performed for taxonomic classification using the ribosomal database project classifier with a 60% bootstrap score.