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phylogenetic +‎ -ics.

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phylogenetics (uncountable)

  1. (systematics) The systematic study of organism relationships based on evolutionary similarities and differences.
    • 1899, William Morton Wheeler, “George Baur’s Life and Writings”, The American Naturalist, vol. 33, p. 16:
      Thereupon he went to Leipzig, and during the winter of 1880–81 and the following summer semester studied comparative anatomy with Leuckart, geology with Credner, and phylogenetics with Carus.

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