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Of or relating to Carl Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification and binomial nomenclature that he originated.
Linnaean Pertaining to the system of taxonomic classification and the binomial nomenclature widely used in medicine, in which the name of the genus (generic name) is followed by the name of the species (specific name). Examples are Staphylococcus aureus and Fasciola hepatica. (Carolus Linnaeus, or Carl von Linne, 1707–78, Swedish biologist)