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scientific name

n.
A name used by scientists, especially the taxonomic name of an organism that consists of a genus name and a specific epithet, such as Homo sapiens, the scientific name for humans.

scientific name

the binomial or trinomial designation of an organism in the form of latinized (or Latin or Greek) words.
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What: Commonly called bitter leaf and lesser so ironweed in English and known by its scientific name as Vernonia Amygdalina.
FACTFILE | The capybara is the largest of the world's rodent species | Their eyes and nostrils are on the tops of their heads so they can stay submerged with very little body showing - helping them to avoid detection by predators such as jaguars, anacondas and caiman | Like rabbits, they eat their own dung to extract maximum nutrition from their food | The scientific name for the capybara means 'water hog' | Mum Lily was born on 30 June 2010
Article 32.5.1.1 of the Code explicitly states that when a scientific name "was incorrectly transliterated or latinized is not an incorrect original spelling" (ICZN 1999).
Quercus robur is the scientific name for one of Britain's best-loved trees - the English oak.
The scientific name for capybara means "water pig." When they were first discovered, people didn't know they were rodents.
However, he said a disclaimer will be added on the package of the medicine 'Putrajeevak Beej' that it does not promise a male child and claimed it is named so after the scientific name of the herb 'Putranjiva roxburghii Wall'.
According to World Wildlife Fund, a scientific name of this species is `Rhincodon typus', weighing around 11 tonnes and a length measuring 40-feet.
This is on top of manufacturers not being allowed to say 'Made in Britain' on goods produced here The EU also intends to compile a register of plants which all must have a scientific name some individual plants may need several pages to describe them.
Scientists have proposed naming the new species the Choctaw bass and recommended the scientific name of Micropterus haiaka.
Which fruit is also known by the scientific name "Malus pumia".
Editor's note: For those readers who do not have the June 2011 issue at hand, Ed Choe is referring to a letter from reader Deven McDougall which asked for a "more scientific name" for the hospital laboratory.
Appendix 1 (about 22 pages) comprises a listing of the scientific name of each tick, its native host, the origin of its host, the year it came into the United States, the state where it came in or was discovered, and the original reference noting its presence.

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