Definition of monophyletic in English:
(Of a group of organisms) descended from a common evolutionary ancestor or ancestral group, especially one not shared with any other group.
- Given two monophyletic groups of taxa, the site patterns found in an alignment of sequences can be described in terms of five classes.
- We extended the analysis to the five cowbird species that conform a monophyletic group in the phylogeny.
- Taxa names represent monophyletic groups of viruses with similar coding capacities.
Definition of monophyletic in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan