Definition of cladogram in English:


Syllabification: clad·o·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈkladəˌgram


  • A branching diagram showing the cladistic relationship between a number of species.
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    • 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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