Definition of Binomial nomenclature

1. Noun. (context: biology taxonomy) The scientific system of naming each species of organism with a Latinized name in two parts; the first is the genus, and is written with an initial capital letter; the second is some specific epithet that distinguishes the species within the genus. By convention, the whole name is typeset in italics. The genus part is often abbreviated to its initial letter e.g. ''H. sapiens'' for ''Homo sapiens'' ¹



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Medical Definition of Binomial nomenclature

1. The system of having two names (genus and specific epithet, also called Latin binomial) for each organism. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binomial Nomenclature

binoculared
binocularities
binocularity
binocularly
binoculars
binoculate
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binomen
binomial
binomial coefficient
binomial coefficients
binomial distribution
binomial distributions
binomial name
binomial names
binomial nomenclature (current term)
binomial theorem
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binos
binospirone
binotic
binous
binoxalate

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