Definition of cladogenetic in English:

cladogenetic

Pronunciation /ˌkladōjəˈnetik/

adjective

Biology

See cladogenesis

‘Philippe and Adoutte suggested that a big bang occurred at the base of eukaryotes and that the major cladogenetic events in eukaryotic evolution occurred in quick succession.’
  • ‘Another aspect of the rate of evolution involves the amount of morphological change that occurs at speciation or cladogenetic events.’
  • ‘As pointed out by a number of authors, the evolution of bilaterian body plans must postdate the cladogenetic separation of lineages leading to these animal phyla.’
  • ‘Phylogenetic systematics plays down the role of ancestors and depicts the accumulation of character changes at the inferred cladogenetic events.’
  • ‘Although molecular dating of cladogenetic events is possible, no molecular method has been described to date the acquisition of various tissues.’