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Search Results for: systematics

Systematics

Definition noun The branch of biology that deals with the (study of) classification systems and nomenclature of... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Phylogenetics

Definition noun (1) The study of phylogeny (2) The study of evolutionary relatedness among various groups of organisms... Read More

Apomorphy

Apomorphy Definition Apomorphy (biology definition): A derived trait or characteristic that identifies a species or a... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Systematic

systematic 1. (Science: biology) Pertaining or according to a system. 2. (Science: study) Systematics is the science of... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Evolutionary biology

Definition noun The branch of biology concerned with the evolution of organisms, particularly the origin and descent of... Read More

Heterochrony

Definition noun, plural: heterochronies Refers to the rate of morphological transformations accomplish by the developmental... Read More

Phylogenetic tree

Definition noun, plural: phylogenetic tree A tree diagram that shows the evolutionary histories and relationships of groups... Read More

Mammalogy

Definition noun A branch of biology that is concerned with the study of mammals Supplement In biology, mammalogy is a branch... Read More