Monophyletic definitions

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Of or relating to a group of taxa that includes the common ancestor of all the members as well as all descendants of that ancestor.
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Of a single stock.
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Of or derived from one stock or source.
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Developed from a single ancestral type.
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Of or relating to a group of taxa that includes the common ancestor of all the members as well as all descendants of that ancestor.
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Of or derived from one stock or source.
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Relating to a taxonomic group that contains all the descendants of a single common ancestor. All clades , such as birds and placental mammals, are monophyletic.
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(biology) Of, pertaining to, or affecting a single phylum (other taxon) of organisms.
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(biology) Deriving from a single clade (monophylum).
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