Cite
 

Meaning of phylogeny

phy•log•e•ny

Pronunciation: (fī-loj'u-nē), [key]
— n.
  1. the development or evolution of a particular group of organisms.
  2. the evolutionary history of a group of organisms, esp. as depicted in a family tree.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: