Medical Definition of Vertical classification

1. Classification which stresses common descent and tends to unite ancestral and descendant groups of a phyletic line in a single higher taxon, separating them from contemporaneous taxa having reached a similar grade of evolutionary change. Compare: Horizontal classification. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vertical Classification

vertex corneae
vertex cover
vertex of cornea
vertex presentation
vertexes
vertexing
vertexless
vertical
vertical angle
vertical axis
vertical bank
vertical bar
vertical bars
vertical blinds
vertical circle
vertical combination
vertical dimension
vertical displacement event
vertical elastic
vertical ellipses
vertical ellipsis
vertical file
vertical fin
vertical flute
vertical growth phase
vertical heart
vertical hymen
vertical illumination
vertical index

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