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dendrogram A diagram that represents relationships among groups of taxa, with the highest taxon at the base of a vertical line from which lower taxa branch at appropriate levels. There are 2 principal types: (a) the phenogram, which is based solely on similarities in phenotypes; and (b) the cladogram.

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dendrogram A diagram that represents relationships among groups of taxa, with the highest taxon at the base of a vertical line from which lower taxa branch at appropriate levels. There are two principal types:(a) the phenogram, which is based solely on similarities in phenotypes; and(b) the cladogram.

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dendrogram A diagram that represents relationships among groups of taxa, with the highest taxon at the base of a vertical line from which lower taxa branch at appropriate levels. There are two principal types: (a)the phenogram, which is based solely on similarities in phenotypes; and(b)the cladogram.

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dendrogram A diagram, similar to a family tree, that indicates some type of similarity between different organisms. Dendrograms can be based on phenetic or phylogenetic similarities; a cladogram shows similarities according to the system of cladistics.

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dendrogram See cluster analysis.

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