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binomial nomenclature

noun

Definition of BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE

:  a system of nomenclature in which each species of animal or plant receives a name of two terms of which the first identifies the genus to which it belongs and the second the species itself
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First Known Use of BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE

1880
Medical Dictionary

binomial nomenclature

noun

Medical Definition of BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE

:  a system of nomenclature in which each species of animal or plant receives a name of two terms of which the first identifies the genus to which it belongs and the second the species itself

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