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phylum

 [fi´lum] (pl. phy´la) (L., Gr.)
a primary division of the plant or animal kingdom, including organisms that are assumed to have a common ancestry.

phyla

(fī′lə)
n.
Plural of phylum.

phyla

Plural of phylum.

phylum

(fī′lŭm) plural.phyla [Gr. phylon, tribe]
In taxonomy, one of the primary divisions of a kingdom, one division higher than a class.
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* Group 1 (buccal mucosa, keratinized gingiva, and hard palate) demonstrated a predominance of organisms from the phylum Firmicutes (with a very high proportion [approximately 50%] from the genus Streptococcus) followed in relative abundance by the phyla Proteobacteria, Bacteroidetes and either Actinobacteria or Fusobacteria
The phylum Actinobacteria was the second superseding phylum in rhizosphere library of Fareed-06 consisted of 20% of total clones obtained from rhizosphere library but the %age allocation of members of this phylum was highest in the rhizosphere soil of Chakwal-50 then other phyla shared 27% of total clones.
The second is the time of appearance of the first widely recognized fossil representatives of the major living groups (phyla) of invertebrate animals.
Minor Phyla. In addition to the five phyla described above, 26 minor phyla with 1601 sequences were also observed based on the dataset.
Molecular evidence thai phoronids are a subtaxon of brachiopods (Brachiopoda: Phoronata) and that genetic divergence of metazoan phyla began long before the Early Cambrian.
In this laboratory, you will rotate from station to station (untimed), observing several specimens from each of eight phyla. As you move around the room, think about what taxonomists value in placing certain organisms together: why are the organisms at each station more similar to each other than to those at other stations?
(Rutaceae), Phyla scaberrima, Spilanthes urens, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl (Verbenaceae), Tournefortia hirsutissima, Turbina corymbosa (L.) Raf.
But it is the product of our contemporary moment, which begs us to interrogate the organic and machinic phyla anew--revealing that the body of the hybrid is mortal, and sags, and faces an end more like humus than rust.
* Fourteen phyla of tiny creatures, including microbes and sand fleas, live in sand.
A mixture of two conjugates (anti-Peromyscus leucopus and anti-Rattus norvegicus, Kirkegaard and Perry) was used to detect immune globulins from various murid rodent phyla. This was followed by 2,2'-azinodi(3-ethybenthiazonline sulfonate) substrate (Kirkegaard and Perry Laboratories, Inc.) and read with a Bio-Tek Microplate autoreader at 405 and 450 nm.
The lack of the most basic biological and systematic knowledge about many major invertebrate phyla severely impedes conservation efforts.
Linnaeus's broadest division was that of class, but Cuvier grouped various classes into phyla (singular phylum, from a Greek word for "tribe").