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pol·y·phy·let·ic

(pol'ē-fī-let'ik),
1. Derived from more than one source, or having several lines of descent, in contrast to monophyletic.
2. In hematology, relating to polyphyletism.

polyphyletic

(pŏl′ē-fī-lĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a group of taxa that does not include the common ancestor of all the members.
2. Of or derived from more than one stock or source.

pol′y·phy·let′i·cal·ly adv.
pol′y·phy′ly (pŏl′ē-fī′lē, pə-lĭf′ə-lē) n.

pol·y·phy·let·ic

(pol'ē-fī-let'ik)
1. Derived from more than one source, or having several lines of descent, in contrast to monophyletic.
2. hematology Relating to polyphyletism.

polyphyletic

(of a group of organisms) having been derived from more than one source, that is, not of a single line of evolution.