HyperDic: taxonomy

English > 3 senses of the word taxonomy:
NOUNgrouptaxonomya classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin / origin etc
cognitiontaxonomy(biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification
acttaxonomypractice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
English > taxonomy: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin / origin etc.
BroaderhierarchyA series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
Spanishtaxonomía
Catalantaxonomia
Adjectivestaxonomic, taxonomicalof or relating to taxonomy
Nounstaxonomista biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
English > taxonomy: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowercladistics, cladistic analysisA system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms
BroadersystematicsThe science of systematic classification
Spanishtaxonomía
Catalantaxonomia
Adjectivestaxonomic, taxonomicalof or relating to taxonomy
Nounstaxonomista biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
English > taxonomy: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningpractice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships.
Broadercategorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortmentThe act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Spanishtaxonomía
Catalantaxonomia
Adjectivestaxonomic, taxonomicalof or relating to taxonomy
Nounstaxonomista biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior

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