Synonyms of taxonomy


1. taxonomy, hierarchy

usage: a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc

2. taxonomy, systematics

usage: (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification

3. taxonomy, categorization, categorisation, classification, compartmentalization, compartmentalisation, assortment

usage: practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships

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