Definition of systematics in English:

systematics

Line breaks: sys¦tem|at¦ics
Pronunciation: /sɪstəˈmatɪks
 
/

noun

[treated as singular]
The branch of biology that deals with classification and nomenclature; taxonomy.
More example sentences
  • There he got his first taste of applying the tools of molecular biology to systematics and phylogenetic research.
  • The two main methods for developing phylogenies in palaeontology are evolutionary systematics and phylogenetic systematics or cladism.
  • The question remains, however, whether expertise in taxonomy and biological systematics will be available for the long term.

More definitions of systematics

Definition of systematics in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkraʊdsɔːs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…