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synapomorphic Applied to apomorphic features that are possessed by two or more taxa in common (i.e. the features are shared, derived). If the two groups share a character state that is not the primitive one, it is plausible that they are related in an evolutionary sense, and only synapomorphic character states can be used as evidence that taxa are related. Phylogenetic trees are built up by discovering groups united by synapomorphies.

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synapomorphic

synapomorphic Applied to apomorphic features possessed by 2 or more taxa (see TAXON) in common. If the two groups share a character state that is not the primitive one, it is plausible that they are related in an evolutionary sense, and only synapomorph character states can be used as evidence that taxa are related. Phylogenetic trees are built up by discovering groups united by synapomorphies.

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"synapomorphic." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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synapomorphic

synapomorphic Applied to apomorphic features possessed by two or more taxa in common. If the two groups share a character state that is not the primitive one, it is plausible that they are related in an evolutionary sense, and only synapomorph character states can be used as evidence that taxa are related. Phylogenetic trees are built up by discovering groups united by synapomorphies.

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"synapomorphic." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Jun. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"synapomorphic." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved June 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/synapomorphic