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tax·o·nom·ic

 (tăk′sə-nŏm′ĭk) also tax·o·nom·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to taxonomy: a taxonomic designation.

tax′o·nom′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.taxonomic - of or relating to taxonomy; "taxonomic relations"; "a taxonomic designation"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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Because CAR began publication in 1984, there are no taxonomic combinations identified in the 1963 to 1973 and 1974 to 1983 periods.
This investigation also addressed taxonomic sufficiency, indicating that while family-level taxonomic identifications were sensitive enough to differentiate between pristine and impacted stream sites, a more precise taxonomic identification of the dominant benthos taxa (Insecta: Diptera: Chironomidae) to sub-family/tribe level identified a significant shift towards pollution-tolerant taxa.
Taxonomy and biodiversity are often taught through rote memorization of taxonomic names in the spirit of the Linnaean hierarchy, not allowing students the opportunity to handle real, tangible specimens.
Chapter one focuses on "the taxonomic tradition of natural history" and chapter two on the "modern life sciences" that "defined themselves against this tradition" (14).
Percent of Total Known Marine Species by Taxonomic Group Taxonomic Group Percent CRUSTACEANS (lobsters, shrimp, krill) 19 MOLLUSKS (squid, clams, snails) 17 FISH (cod, catfish, tuna) 12 ALGAE (and other plantlike organisms) 10 PROTOZOA (unicellular microorganisms) 10 CNIDARIANS (jellyfish, corals, hydra) 5 ECHINODERMS (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers) OTHER VERTEBRATES (seals, seabirds, turtles) 2 OTHER INVERTEBRATES (sponges, sea squirts, worms) 22 SOURCE: CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE Graph It
Perhaps one of the most exciting applications of remote microscopy is its role in the creation of 'virtual taxonomic laboratories'.
The Malaysian Nepenthes; evolutionary and taxonomic perspectives.
For the non-specialist, TKLT provides a historical account with numerous lengthy footnotes of Kuhn' s turn from paradigms in Structure of Scientific Revolutions (SSR) (1970) to taxonomic lexicons in Road Since Structure (RSS) (2000).
Seventy-nine birds with avian mycobacteriosis (cases) and 316 nondiseased birds (controls) of similar age and taxonomic group that were present in the bird collection of the Zoological Society of San Diego from 1991 through 2005 were part of the study.
Specifically, Phase 1 of the design experiment asked: (1) What are the effects of taxonomic organization on children's ability to acquire vocabulary from storybooks?; (2) What are the effects of taxonomic organization on children's storybook comprehension?; and (3) What are the effects of taxonomic organization on children's understanding of which types of information can be generalized to new exemplars?
Society has a growing need for taxonomic information in order to conserve, manage, understand and enjoy the natural world.
At the same time, scientists are continually learning more about seeds at the most basic biological level, and this new knowledge is raising questions about the taxonomic systems scientists have used since the 1700s.