biological group


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Noun1.biological group - a group of plants or animalsbiological group - a group of plants or animals  
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
genotype - a group of organisms sharing a specific genetic constitution
clade - a group of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
animal group - a group of animals
colony - a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
generation - group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
descendants, posterity - all of the offspring of a given progenitor; "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"
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So I may not have a big biological group of siblings, but that really doesn't matter.
Insects were the second most investigated biological group (29 papers), followed by other invertebrates (15 papers), amphibians (11 papers), fish and reptiles (10 papers, each), birds (8 papers), fungi (6 papers), mammals (5 papers), and algae (2 papers).
After receptaculitid fossils were first described more than 150 years ago, they were bounced from one biological group to another.
If a paper reported more than one method, biological group, or study area, or if co-authors had different adscription countries, all the data was considered for the analysis.
And the practice of Eurocentrism became known as racism - the biological-sociological theory that metes out differential moral treatment to humans on the basis of assumed biological group differences associated with particular phenotypical traits.
Moreover, We will generalize these insights to formulate a new paradigm of emergence in biological groups opening new horizons in the study of cognitive processes in general.
By 1850 geologists and paleontologists had developed a timeline marked at intervals by the appearance of biological groups.