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phylo-

1.
a combining form meaning “race,” “tribe,” “kind”:
phylogeny.
Also, especially before a vowel, phyl-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of phŷlon phylon
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phylo-

combining form
1.
tribe; race; phylum phylogeny
Word Origin
from Greek phulon race
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phylo in Medicine

phylo- pref.
Tribe, race, or phylum: phylogenesis.

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