Definitions for "Ingroup"
An assumed monophyletic group, usually comprising the taxa of primary interest.
those of taxa of primary interest in a particular study
The study group whose phylogeny is being reconstructed (cf. outgroup).
A group to which a person belongs and with which the person feels a sense of identity.
A group to which a person belongs and that forms a part of his or her social identity.
In sociology, an ingroup is a social group towards which an individual feels loyalty and respect, usually due to membership in the group. This loyalty often manifests itself as an ingroup bias. Commonly encountered ingroups include family members, people of the same race or religion, and so on.