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monophyletic

 [mon″o-fi-let´ik]
descended from a common ancestor or stem cell.
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mon·o·phy·let·ic

(mon'ō-fī-let'ik),
1. Having a single cell type of origin; derived from one line of descent, in contrast to polyphyletic.
2. In hematology, relating to monophyletism.
[mono- + G. phylē, tribe]
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monophyletic

(mŏn′ō-fī-lĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a group of taxa that includes the common ancestor of all the members as well as all descendants of that ancestor.
2. Of or derived from one stock or source.

mon′o·phy·let′ic·al·ly adv.
mon′o·phy′ly (mŏn′ə-fī′lē, mə-nŏf′ə-lē) adv.
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mon·o·phy·let·ic

(mon'ō-fi-let'ik)
1. Having a single cell type of origin; derived from one line of descent, in contrast to polyphyletic.
2. hematology Relating to monophyletism.
[mono- + G. phylē, tribe]
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monophyletic

(of a group of individuals) descended from a common ancestor.
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