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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or designating a system of classification of organisms based on overall or observable similarities rather than on phylogenetic or evolutionary relationships.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. : Of, or relating to, phenetics.

Etymologies

phen(otype) + -etic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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