noun. 1. the evolutionary root and growth of a specific group of living beings. Commonly referred to as phylogenesis. 2. a diagram that reflects inherited connections between descendants and their ancestors. Commonly referred to as phyloinherited tree.

PHYLOGENY: "You will be studying phylogeny for the first two weeks of your course."
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