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Phylogeny is the study of the origin of organisms. In a phylogenetic tree is shown graphically which groups of organisms descended from an earlier common ancestor.
Previously, the descent was largely determined on the basis of characteristics or on the basis of embryonic development. For groups with presently living relatives, this is currently done on the basis of DNA research.
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