type genus

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Definition of type genus 

: the genus of a taxonomic family or subfamily from which the name of the family or subfamily is formed

First Known Use of type genus

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of type genus was in 1840

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type genus

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Medical Definition of type genus 

: the genus of a taxonomic family or subfamily from which the name of the family or subfamily is formed

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