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1. Taxon (plural: taxa)
A group or category, at any level, in a system for classifying plants or animals.

2. Taxon
Term applied group of organisms comprising a given taxonomic category

3. Taxonomy (taxology, adj. taxonomic, taxologic)
The theories and techniques of naming, describing, and classifying organism s. The taxonomic hierarchy is, from top to bottom: kingdom , phylum (for animals) or division (for plants and fungi), class , order , family , genus , species .

4. Taxonomy
A systematic method of classifying plants and animals. Classification of organisms based on degrees of similarity purportedly representing evolutionary (phylogenetic) relatedness.

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