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phylogenetic tree


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  • n. A graph illustrating evolutionary relationships among various entities (most often taxonomic groups) that are known to share a common ancestor.
  • n. A tree diagram that represents hypothesised phylogenetic (not tokogenetic) relationships between groups of organisms.


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