Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.


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

phy′lo·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.phylogenetically - with regard to phylogeny; "a phylogenetically primitive part of the brain"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Some of them are phylogenetically still not settled.
Four out of the 5 plant species are phylogenetically related to the crapemyrtle (Lythraceae), but the American beautyberry (C.
Personality in toto, then, is seen as bipartite consisting of (1) a phylogenetically derived racial core component that for ADP is represented by the metatheory with its three constituent parts presented earlier and (2) an idiosyncratically organized non-racial peripheral component that results through ontogenesis.
Phylogenetically, all DENV-1 strains of the cross-border travelers in 2017 were classified as genotype
Direct sequencing and phylogenetic analyses confirmed that the isolate of the flagellated trichomonad identified from this investigation is more phylogenetically related to H meleagridis than Tetratrichomonas gallinarum, Tritrichomonas foetus, and Dientamoeba fragilis.
Bearing in mind that most commensal isolates belong to A and B1 groups (Duriez et al., 2001), Phylogenetically and epidemiologically ExPEC are potentially different from those of intestinal pathogenic and commensal isolates (Smith et al, 2007).
Some recent work has suggested generalist or quasi-generalist pathogens that infect phylogenetically related species may also contribute to maintenance of biodiversity.
In the current study, the IFN-a gene was genetically and phylogenetically characterized in thirty Beetal goats by direct sequencing.
Consequently, a majority of the communities that form microbialites analyzed in this study tend to be phylogenetically clustered.
Phylogenetically, the notochord represents the primitive skeleton of vertebrates that forms during the 3 [sup]rd week of gestation.
Goatpox virus isolated from an outbreak at Akola, Maharashtra (India) phylogenetically related to Chinese strain.