biosystematics


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bi·o·sys·tem·at·ics

 (bī′ō-sĭs′tə-măt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The statistical analysis of data obtained from genetic, biochemical, and other studies to assess the taxonomic relationships of organisms or populations, especially within an evolutionary framework.

bi′o·sys′tem·at′ic adj.

biosystematics

(ˌbaɪəʊˌsɪstɪˈmætɪks)
n
(Biology) (functioning as singular) the study of the variation and evolution of a population of organisms in relation to their taxonomic classification

biosystematics

biosystematy. — biosystematic, biosystematical, adj.
See also: Classification
biosystematy. — biosystematic, biosystematical, adj.
See also: Names
the science of the classification of living things. — biosystematic, biosystematical, adj.
See also: Biology
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Noun1.biosystematics - use of data (e.g. cytogenetic or biochemical) to assess taxonomic relations especially within an evolutionary framework
systematics - the science of systematic classification
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