Definition of phyletically in US English:

phyletically

adverb

Biology
  • See phyletic

    • ‘Conceptually, then, phyletically independent achievement of the mammalian configuration of the jaw and middle ear was accepted with little issue.’
    • ‘Approximately 1340 described marine gammaridean species are classified phyletically in the current CNAI list of amphipod crustaceans of North America.’

Pronunciation

phyletically

/-ik(ə)lē/