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biosystematics Line breaks: bio|sys¦tem|at¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbəɪə(ʊ)sɪstəˈmatɪks/

Definition of biosystematics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
Taxonomy based on the study of the genetic evolution of plant and animal populations.
Example sentences
  • Uncertainties in history, archeology, biogeography, anthropology and biosystematics obscure the dates and places of the first domestication of cultivated crops.
  • This programme increases knowledge and understanding of the biosystematics of both floras by improving description of their taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships.
  • As such, biosystematics has everything to do with the future of every Namibian.


Pronunciation: /ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)sɪˈstɛmətɪst/
Example sentences
  • This is the challenge facing the biosystematist in evaluating the degree of difference necessary to separate species.
  • The critical players in the biosystematists were the interdisciplinary Carnegie team that included the Danish genecologist Jens Clausen, the taxonomist David Keck, and the physiologist William Hiesey.
  • There is a need for training of a biosystematist - options for form and location of training were discussed.
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