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Of or relating to phylogeny or phylogenetics: phylogenetic relationships among the reptiles.

phy′lo·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌfaɪ lə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk)
of, pertaining to, or based on phylogeny.
phy`lo•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.phylogenetic - of or relating to the evolutionary development of organisms; "phylogenetic development"
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John's Gospel: A Computer Assisted Phylogenetic Analysis
Escherichia coli strains can be categorized into four main phylogenetic groups A, B1, B2 and D, by assessing the presence or absence of three genetic sequences called chuA (existing in B2 and D phylogroups, absent from B1 and A), yjaA (existing in B2, absent from D) and TSPE4.C2 (existing in B1, absent from group A) (Clermont et al., 2000).
We conducted complete genome sequencing and comparative phylogenetic analysis of the detected virus, A/duck/ Taiwan/1702004/2017(H5N6) (Dk/Tw/17), to trace the origin and understand its genetic features.
Few taxonomic studies have been published on phylogenetic relationships among Plectranthus species.
These samples are then used for phylogenetic analysis to confirm the genotype of the isolated viruses and their genetic similarity and evolutionary relationships with viruses of other parts of the world.
PCR was conducted to determine the phylogenetic grouping of the isolates by targeting three genes, chuA, yjaA and TspE4.C2 using 20iL reaction mix (IntronBio/Korea) (Clermont et al., 2000).
In phylogenetic analysis, both species distinctly clustered with their respective groups.
The present study was designed for genomic characterization of Boselaphus tragocamelus in Pakistan by using phylogenetic analysis.
Then for each fixed i, we are able to prove that as n goes to infinity, the probability that a random vertex of a random phylogenetic tree on label set [n] is of rank i converges to a limit [P.sub.k,i], and we are able to compute that limit.