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taxon meaning

EN[ˈtæksɒn]
WTaxon
  • In biology, Although preceded by Linnaeus's system in Systema Naturae (10th edition, Many modern systematists, such as advocates of phylogenetic nomenclature,
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  • NounPLtaxaPREtaxo-
    1. (taxonomy) Any of the taxonomic categories, such as phylum or subspecies.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In addition to genetic manipulation, the interspecific and intraspecific variation in Se accumulation within plant taxa may be exploited for biofortifying food crops [4].
        • We find that thoracopod 1 in taxa of both families is similar, of 7 articles and forms a maxilliped.
        • However, in that taxon the surface of the basioccipital between the occipital condyle and the basal tubera is not excavated as in MCCM-HUE-1667 and lacks the subcondylar recess or foramen.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The abundance and original nature of the specimens prompted us to undertake a deep survey of both morphological and molecular traits aiming at a reliable systematisation of the new taxon.
        • We developed and tested a DNA metabarcoding protocol that utilises the standard cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) barcoding fragment to detect freshwater macroinvertebrate taxa.

    Meaning of taxon for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "taxon" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Definiteness: Level 1
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