Phylogeny is the evolutionary or ancestral history of organisms.

Phylogeny is the evolution and development of a species.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Phylogeny
- The history of genealogical development; the race history of an animal or vegetable type; the historic exolution of the phylon or tribe, in distinction from ontogeny, or the development of the individual organism, and from biogenesis, or life development generally.
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