American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to taxonomy: a taxonomic designation.
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.
- adj. Of, or relating to taxonomy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to, or involving, taxonomy, or the laws and principles of classification; classificatory.
- adj. of or relating to taxonomy
- From taxonomy + -ic. (Wiktionary)
“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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