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What is a clade?

In biological taxonomy (the science of classifying organisms) a clade, from the Ancient Greek "klados" (branch), is a group which contains an ancestor and all of its descendants—a single "branch" on the "tree of life"

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Atkinson, L. "DinoChecker FAQ entry :: What is a clade?"
http://www.dinochecker.com/dinosaurfaqs/what-is-a-clade›. Web access: 28th May 2017.
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