Definitions for cladogramˈklæd əˌgræm, ˈkleɪ də-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
clad•o•gramˈklæd əˌgræm, ˈkleɪ də-(n.)
a branching diagram depicting, in the order in which new features evolved, the successive points of divergence of clades from their common ancestors.
Category: Biology, Taxonomy
Origin of cladogram:
a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships
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.