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tax·o·nom·ic

(tak'sō-nom'ik),
Relating to taxonomy.

taxonomic

(tăk′sə-nŏm′ĭk) also

taxonomical

(-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or relating to taxonomy: a taxonomic designation.

tax′o·nom′i·cal·ly adv.

tax·o·nom·ic

(tak'sŏ-nom'ik)
Relating to taxonomy.
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In summary, the cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of composite taxonomic profiles reveals that historically, the topical focus of accounting was on accounting theory, and the methodology was non-empirical and qualitative.
(2) What level of taxonomic precision is necessary to detect responses in the benthic community with the use of simple summary metrics?
Studying biodiversity in terms of taxonomic richness is essentially an exercise in recognizing morphological traits and relating them to existing taxonomic and nomenclatural keys, the final result of which is relating the specimen to a scientific name (authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America can be found on the Integrated Taxonomic Information System Web site at http:// www.itis.org).
By the beginning of the twentieth century, evolutionary theory and the rise of laboratory biology challenged the centrality of taxonomic natural history.
The biosecurity sector in Australia and neighbouring countries is in dire need of tools and systems to make the most of a dwindling pool of taxonomic expertise.
Gattei does not discuss Kuhn's linguistic turn to taxonomic lexicons and relativized a priori truth as an attempt to address the legitimation project.
However, technology and web initiatives are necessary and useful--so long as they aim to enhance the taxonomic research, not aspire to replace it.
This classic taxonomic system forms our fundamental understanding of how the biological world is organized and is a model for other forms of taxonomy.
When new taxonomic hypotheses lead to misguided nomenclatural changes, especially when names of taxa are invalidated, species may become nominally extinct.
Miller's careful analysis has dissected the taxonomic groups, finding that 47 of the previously named species could be included within another existing species.
Although the taxonomic status of spotted skunks in Texas appears resolved, the current distributional ranges of these two species remain unclear.
According to her, plant taxonomy which is her specialisation is important 'because it deals directly with the fascinating differences among the species of organisms/plants that inhabit the earth.' In her lecture, speaking on the sub-topic, 'Taxonomic Evidence (Characters for Classification)', she stated that 'any botanical analysis of a plant necessitates the availability of information about its characteristics.