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Phyla vs. Phylum

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Phyla

Plural of phylum.
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Phylum

In biology, a phylum (; plural: phyla) is a level of classification or taxonomic rank below kingdom and above class. Traditionally, in botany the term division has been used instead of phylum, although the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants accepts the terms as equivalent.
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Phyla

Plural of phylum
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Phylum

A principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom, equivalent to the division in botany.
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Phyla

Plural of phylon
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Phylum

A group of languages related to each other less closely than those forming a family, especially one in which the relationships are unclear.
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Phylum

(Biology) A taxonomic category of organisms ranking below a kingdom and above a class. In the classification of plants, division often replaces phylum.
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Phylum

(Linguistics) A large division of possibly genetically related families of languages or linguistic stocks.
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Phylum

(taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class; also called a divisio or a division, especially in describing plants; a taxon at that rank
Mammals belong to the phylum Chordata.
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Phylum

(linguistics) A large division of possibly related languages, or a major language family which is not subordinate to another.
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Phylum

One of the larger divisions of the animal kingdom; a branch; a grand division.
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Phylum

A series of animals or plants genetically connected.
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Phylum

(linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related
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Phylum

(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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