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  • adv. In a phyletic manner.
  • adv. Regarding phylogeny.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • From the point of view of phylogeny; phylogenetically.


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phyletic +‎ -ally


  • Among these motives are those of sexual rivalry, fear, anger, desire, and the play motive as an expression of any instinctive habits of aggression that may have been phyletically established.

    The Psychology of Nations A Contribution to the Philosophy of History

  • True play never practises what is phyletically new; and this, industrial life often calls for.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • It's even obvious why they purr at humans; they don't know that we're so phyletically distant from them that their inter-species sociability signal shouldn't actually work.

    Armed and Dangerous

  • _colour-transformation of a whole species_, and this process, as the phyletically older colouring of young birds shows, must, in the course of thousands of years, have repeated itself several times in a line of descent.

    Evolution in Modern Thought

  • The picture which an embryo gives is not a repetition in detail of one and the same phylogenetic stage; it consists rather of an assemblage of organs, some of which are at a phyletically early stage of development, while others are at a phyletically older stage. "[

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology


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