natural classification

Related to natural classification: Artificial classification

natural classification

n
(Biology) biology classification of organisms according to relationships based on descent from a common ancestor
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Situations such as this arise from artificial classifications and highlight the need for the application of alternative methods to create a natural classification.
soil genesis), making them amenable to a natural classification assessment (Wilkins and Ebach 2014).
Expenses by natural classification or department, in good detail.
30) In 1817, Bebian published a study entitled Essai sur les sourds-muets et sur le langage naturel, ou introduction a une classification naturelle des idles avecs leurs signes propres (Essay on the deaf and on natural language, or introduction to a natural classification of ideas with their proper signs).
Roch-Ambroise Bebian, "Essay on the deaf and natural language, or introduction to a natural classification of ideas with their proper signs," in The Deaf Experience: Classics in Language and Education, ed.
Further, voluntary health and welfare organizations and certain other charitable organizations generally provide a statement that reports expenses by functional classification and by natural classification, but most other not-for-profit organizations do not.
Other not-for-profit organizations are encouraged - but not required - to provide information about expenses by their natural classification.
Table 13: Japan natural personal care market value (US$ m) by natural classification, by market segment, 2001, 2006, 2011 87
Table 14: Australia natural personal care market value (US$ m) by natural classification, by market segment, 2001, 2006, 2011 88
1% Natural Classification Operating revenue $ 110,816 100.
For others, the search for natural classifications is a chimera because the world permits a variety of classifications.
It also requires voluntary health and welfare organizations to provide a statement of functional expenses that reports expenses by both functional and natural classifications.