Organism vs Cladogram - What's the difference?

organism | cladogram |


As nouns the difference between organism and cladogram

is that organism is (biology) a discrete and complete living thing, such as animal, plant, fungus or microorganism while cladogram is (taxonomy) a branching treelike graphical representation of the phylogenetic relationships between organisms showing which taxa have branched from common ancestors.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

organism

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biology) A discrete and complete living thing, such as animal, plant, fungus or microorganism.
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  • (by extension) Any complex thing with properties normally associated with living things.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * free-living organism * organismal * organismic

    cladogram

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (taxonomy) A branching treelike graphical representation of the phylogenetic relationships between organisms showing which taxa have branched from common ancestors.
  • (phylogenetics) A phylogenetic tree that is strictly the outcome of a cladistic analysis.