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Taxonomic

Taxˊo-nom′ic

(tăksˊŏ-nŏm′ĭk)
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Adj.
Pertaining to, or involving, taxonomy, or the laws and principles of classification; classificatory.

Definition 2022


taxonomic

taxonomic

English

Adjective

taxonomic (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to taxonomy.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get []

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