cenancestor

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

NounEdit

cenancestor (plural cenancestors)

  1. The last ancestor common of two or more lineages, especially the last universal common ancestor of all life.
    the wealth of phylogenetic information older than the cenancestor itself may be larger than realized

SynonymsEdit

  • last common ancestor
  • concestor
  • last universal common ancestor
  • last universal ancestor
  • LCA
  • LUA
  • LUCA
Last modified on 14 September 2012, at 12:53