Compartir esta entrada

polyphyletic División en sílabas: pol·y·phy·let·ic
Pronunciación: /ˌpälēfīˈledik/

Definición de polyphyletic en inglés:

adjetivo

Biology
(Of a group of organisms) derived from more than one common evolutionary ancestor or ancestral group and therefore not suitable for placing in the same taxon.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The present study, as well as previous molecular studies, suggest that the oegopsid squids represent a polyphyletic group with uncertain phylogenetic affinities.
  • Loriciferans were originally assigned to the paraphyletic or polyphyletic group called Aschelminthes.
  • The taxonomy of the group is not well resolved, with many family-group taxa considered paraphyletic or polyphyletic, and several subfamilies are unplaced at the family level.

Definición de polyphyletic en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día fortissimo
Pronunciación: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly