phylogenesis

Definitions of phylogenesis
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n (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

Synonyms:
evolution, organic evolution, phylogeny
Types:
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anamorphism, anamorphosis
the evolution of one type of organism from another by a long series of gradual changes
anthropogenesis, anthropogeny
the evolution or genesis of the human race
emergent evolution
the appearance of entirely new properties at certain critical stages in the course of evolution
macroevolution
evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in the formation of new taxonomic groups
microevolution
evolution resulting from small specific genetic changes that can lead to a new subspecies
speciation
the evolution of a biological species
Type of:
biological process, organic process
a process occurring in living organisms

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