biosystematy

noun bi·o·sys·tem·a·ty \¦bīōsə̇ˈstemətē\

Definition of biosystematy

plural

-es

  1. :  experimental taxonomy especially as based on cytogenetics

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of biosystematy

2bi- + Greek systēmat-, systēma system + English -y — more at system


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up biosystematy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!