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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Denton is firmly in the structuralist camp and argues that the features that differentiate one biological group from another cannot have arisen by a gradual process of natural selection.
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Until now, most efforts to study the skin's microorganisms have focused on bacterial species, but fungi (which are a distinct biological group) form a significant part of these skin communities.
So I may not have a big biological group of siblings, but that really doesn't matter.
According to Van Steenis [7, 8], the biological group called rheophytes consists of plants that occur exclusively on the banks of swift-running streams and rivers that experience frequent and sudden floods, but also periods of low water.
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.
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.
In Table 5, the biological groups present in swine wastewater are shown, according to the time of operation of the drip subunits, identified by optical microscopy.