One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating or relating to a character or trait which is found only (in a more or less modified form) in a particular group (clade) of organisms and is held to derive from a single character in their most recent common ancestor.
1960s; earliest use found in Current Anthropology. From syn- + apomorphic.
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