from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to taxonomy: a taxonomic designation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to taxonomy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or involving, taxonomy, or the laws and principles of classification; classificatory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to taxonomy; classificatory; systematic or methodical, as an arrangement of objects of natural history in order: as, taxonomic views; the taxonomic rank of a group.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to taxonomy
Pffft. Everybody knows the real fame is in taxonomic designations.
An expedition in the early 1950s gathered much information, mainly taxonomic, which is available in a series of publications.
The first, usually called taxonomic inference, is the most simple.
He possessed what scientists call the taxonomic eye, an inherent capacity to detect variation at a glance.
The database also has an improved system for making sure that information such as taxonomic names and DNA sequence IDs match those found in other sources.
Adults 'concepts fall into a wide variety of abstract representations, such as taxonomic hierarchies, kinship systems, and legal definitions.
The DSM Eating Disorder Work Group is engaged in a kind of taxonomic spring-cleaning feng shui as it's trying to clear out some overflowing clutter from the so-called NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) category - which, for all intents and purposes, serves as a diagnostic waste basket.
The situation, though, is not hopeless, as American religion can be usefully analyzed using a taxonomic system that, to paraphrase Albert Einstein, is as simple as possible, but no simpler.
‘Classified’: artists, like everyone else, enjoy messing around with the taxonomic systems of organisation that characterise post-Enlightenment knowledge.
It can be distinguished from other taxonomic systems, such as phenetics, by its focus on evolutionary relationships; while other systems usually use morphological similarities to group similar species into genera, families and other higher level classification, cladistics tries to construct a tree representing the ancestry of organisms and species.
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