Definition of Phylogenesis

1. Noun. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.




Definition of Phylogenesis

1. n. The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the phylon or tribe, in distinction from ontogeny, or the development of the individual organism, and from biogenesis, or life development generally.

Definition of Phylogenesis

1. Noun. Evolutionary development of a species. ¹

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Medical Definition of Phylogenesis

1. Synonym: phylogeny. Origin: phylo-+ G. Genesis, origin (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylogenesis

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Literary usage of Phylogenesis

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1. Geological Biology: An Introduction to the Geological History of Organisms by Henry Shaler Williams (1895)
"... change observed in the th of the individual the term ontogenesis has been applied. lío Successive Stages of Functional Activity seen in phylogenesis. ..."

2. The History of Creation, Or, The Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester, L. Dora Schmitz (1892)
"Causal Connection between Ontogenesis and phylogenesis.— The Fundamental Law of Biogenesis.—Palingenesis or Recapitulative Development. ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"THE phylogenesis OF VERTEBRATES* Anatomical and paleontologica! investigations are continually changing our ideas regarding the interrelations of the ..."

4. The Doctrine of Descent and Darwinism by Schmidt (Eduard Oskar) (1876)
"The Development of the Individual (Ontogenesis) is a Repetition of the Historical Development of the Family (phylogenesis). ..."

5. Mental Development in the Child and the Race: Methods and Processes by James Mark Baldwin (1906)
"Race Psychology: phylogenesis If we adopt a distinction in terminology which the biologists use, and call the development of a single life or mind its ..."

6. History of the Human Body by Harris Hawthorne Wilder (1909)
"CHAPTER II THE phylogenesis OF VERTEBRATES* " The Epicureans, according to whom animals had no creation, doe suppose that by mutation of one into another, ..."

7. Introduction to Psychology by Robert Mearns Yerkes (1911)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE HISTORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE RACE: phylogenesis " One of ray chicks three or four days old snapped up a hive-bee and ran off with it. ..."

8. Tuberculosis of the lymphatic system by Walter Bradford Metcalf (1919)
"phylogenesis and Change of Type.—McFarland states that it is not impossible that the bacilli of human, bovine and avian tuberculosis are closely related to ..."

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