biosystematic code

biosystematic code

A 5-digit code which represents taxonomic groups above the genus level; each biosystematic code has an associated biosystematic heading or supertaxa.
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Biosystematic code and name searching offer the option of searching for groups of organisms by a term or a combination of terms.
In addition, every record within the database has been augmented with BIOSIS Major Concepts, more complete taxonomic data, remapped MeSH disease terms and Biosystematic Codes, and streamlined patent indexing to improve retrieval.
Other improvements include additional revisions to indexing fields, such as newly added taxonomical terms, revised biosystematic codes, and revised mapping of Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) disease terms.
BIOSIS has also added more taxonomic data over this date range and has remapped MeSH disease terms and Biosystematic Codes throughout the database to improve search retrieval.
To improve search retrieval, BIOSIS has also added more complete taxonomic data over this range and remapped MeSH disease terms and Biosystematic Codes throughout the database.
Use Biosystematic Codes if you know the phylum, class, order, or family of the organism of interest.