systematics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction sys·tem·at·ics \ ˌsi-stə-ˈma-tiks \

Definition of systematics

1 : the science of classification
2 a : 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

noun plural but singular in construction sys·tem·at·ics \ ˌsis-tə-ˈmat-iks \

medical Definition of systematics

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

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