dendrogram

dendrogram

[den-druh-gram]
noun Biology.
a treelike diagram depicting evolutionary changes from ancestral to descendant forms, based on shared characteristics.
Compare cladogram, phenogram.


Origin:
dendro- + -gram1

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dendrogram (ˈdɛndrəʊˌɡræm)
 
n
any branching diagram, such as a cladogram, showing the interconnections between treelike organisms

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