Phylogeny

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Phylogeny, in evolutionary theory, is the grouping of organisms on a larger scale rather than a smaller one. For example, a phylogenetic grouping would consist of all primates without the narrower subclassifications of various primates within that grouping. Birds is a phylogenetic group that includes all subspecies of birds.

 
 

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Matt Slick is the President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry.

 

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