binomial
playSimple Definition of binomial

mathematics : an expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus sign or minus sign
Full Definition of binomial
1 : a mathematical expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus sign or minus sign
2 : a biological species name consisting of two terms
Examples of binomial
the binomial a + b
Origin of binomial
New Latin binomium, from Medieval Latin, neuter of binomius having two names, alteration of Latin binominis, from bi + nomin, nomen name — more at name
First Known Use: 1557
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Medical Dictionary
binomial
playMedical Definition of binomial
: a biological species name consisting of two terms
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