Associations to the word «Taxonomic»


TAXONOMIC, adjective. Of, or relating to taxonomy.
TAXONOMIC INFLATION, noun. (biology) An increase in the number of species that is not caused by new discoveries, but by changes in the classification of existing organisms.
TAXONOMIC SYSTEM, noun. (taxonomy) a coherent system of taxonomic judgements on circumscription and placement of the considered taxa. A taxonomic system is restricted to a large but limited part of the living world.

Dictionary definition

TAXONOMIC, adjective. Of or relating to taxonomy; "taxonomic relations"; "a taxonomic designation".

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis