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.
After receptaculitid fossils were first described more than 150 years ago, they were bounced from one biological group to another.
Greco has served as President of the European Vaccine Manufacturers, as Chairman of IFPMA'S (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations) biological group and as a member of the World Health Organization's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts.