systematics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
sys·​tem·​at·​ics | \ ˌsi-stə-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce systematics (audio) \

Definition of systematics

1 : the science of classification
2a : a system of classification
b : the classification and study of organisms with regard to their natural relationships : taxonomy

First Known Use of systematics

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Systematics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/systematics. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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systematics

noun plural but singular in construction
sys·​tem·​at·​ics | \ ˌsis-tə-ˈmat-iks How to pronounce systematics (audio) \

Medical Definition of systematics

1 : the science of classification
2a : a system of classification
b : the classification and study of organisms with regard to their natural relationships : taxonomy

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