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  • adj. Of or pertaining to phylogeny
  • adj. phylogenetic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to phylogeny, as distinguished from ontogeny. Also phylogenetic.


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  • This paper gives 19 phylogenic trees – all different – based on morphological and molecular traits.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • I'm not real familiar with the field but I've heard that there are lots of disagreements between molecular (genetic) and morphological phylogenic classifications and that there's quite a bit of resistance to molecular classification.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Ever notice how the critical links – the evolution of new genera, new families, etc., via a series of necessary speciations – are missing from every phylogenic tree?

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Indeed, it would be "phylogenic hubris to think we have nothing to learn from bees," he tells us.

    The Wisdom of Bees by Michael O'Malley – review

  • Free will is NOT an illusion in the quasi-static model … it is an intergral part of the process which keeps the universe stable by phylogenic development and a gradually increasing trend in overall complexity of information.

    Incompatible Arrows, IV: F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • So, our accumulated phylogenic evolution over these 2.8 trillion cycles of cosmos per second results in the experience we have in each passing moment.

    Incompatible Arrows, IV: F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • This aspect of existence is likewise very personal … IE we have a very personal relationship with same and it can be a huge factor “other than chance” both in influencing our lives and controlling the future phylogenic development of the universe.

    Incompatible Arrows, IV: F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • What we observe in our world seems incomprehensible some times, yet in this 7D cosmic scenario, what we are observing is only a cross section of an eternal phylogenic process … neither the universe, nor us is ever “finished”.

    Incompatible Arrows, IV: F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • What I find particularly puzzling about the common design hypothesis is that "errors", disease and such, seems to follow the phylogenic tree.

    Demarcation as Politics

  • First, several scientists independently launched the hypothesis that the pineal gland is a phylogenic relic, a vestige of a dorsal third eye.

    Descartes and the Pineal Gland


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