Definition of cladogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkladəˌɡram/
Pronunciation: /ˈklādəˌɡram/


A branching diagram showing the cladistic relationship between a number of species.
Example sentences
  • The result of a cladistic analysis is a cladogram, a diagram of nested synapomorphies that defines relationships in a relative way.
  • Biologists often specify the evolutionary relationships among organisms via a treelike diagram called a cladogram.
  • The first group is identical to the commelinoid group of monocotyledons identified as a monophyletic clade in cladograms using the rbcL gene.

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Syllabification: clad·o·gram

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