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phy·let·ic

(fī-let'ik),
Denoting the evolution of sequential changes in a line of descent by which one species is transformed into a new species.
[G. phyletikos, tribal, fr. phylē, a tribe]
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phyletic

(fī-lĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the evolutionary descent and development of a species or other taxonomic group of organisms, especially to gradual change rather than to the branching of taxa.

phy·let′i·cal·ly adv.
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phyletic

(fĭ-lĕt′ĭk) [Gr. phyletikos]
Phylogenetic.
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phyletic

of or relating to a line of descent.
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