genus

  1. a general kind of something
  2. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

Genus

A group of closely related plants e.g. Birch are grouped in the genus Betula

Genus

A hierarchical level in plant naming. Genus comes below family and before species.
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Genus

In biology, a genus s (plural: genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus. The...
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Genus

(Gr. genos) In Aristotle's logic: (1) that part of the essence of anything which belongs also to other things differing from it in species, (2) a class of objects possessing an identical character and consisting of two or more subclasses or species. See Species. -- G.R.M.
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genus

(je´nәs) pl. gen´era a taxonomic category (taxon) subordinate to a tribe (or subtribe) and superior to a species (or subgenus).
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genus

(L: genus birth, race, stock) a group of species that are closely related (plural genera). In taxonomic classification, the genus is the first grouping of species, sometimes divided in subgenus/subgenera.
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Genus

(pl. genera) A group of plants with common characteristics that are different from those of all other such groups. A genus comprises one or more species.
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genus

(pl. genera) A natural grouping of closely related species.
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Genus

(plural
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genus

(plural form is genera) a classification of related animals in the taxonomy division ranking above a species and below a family; in scientific name of a species, genus comes first, is spelled with a capital letter, and should be underlined or written in italics
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Genus

(plural: genera) The level of the taxonomic hierarchy above the species but below the family level
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Genus

(pronounced GEE-nus) In classification, a genus is a group of related or similar organisms. A genus contains one or more species. A group of similar genera (the plural of genus) forms a family. In the scientific name of an organism, the first name is its genus (for example, people are Homo sapiens - our genus is Homo).
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genus

[n] - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species 2. [n] - a general kind of something
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Genus

• (n.) A class of objects divided into several subordinate species; a class more extensive than a species; a precisely defined and exactly divided class; one of the five predicable conceptions, or sorts of terms. • (n.) An assemblage of species, having so many fundamental points of structure in common, that in the judgment of competent sc...
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genus

<zoology> The second most specific taxonomic level, includes closely related species. Interbreeding between organisms within the same genus can occur. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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genus

• (biol.) A taxonomic category ranking below family and above species. Plural: genera. • CLASSIFICATION IN BIOLOGY • (math.) In topology, roughly speaking, the number of holes in a surface. Spheres, bowling balls and wine glasses have a genus of 0 and can be represe...
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genus

noun a general kind of something; `ignore the genus communism`
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Genus

(pl. genera) A group of plants with common characteristics that are different from those of all other such groups. A genus comprises one or more species.
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Genus

[mathematics] In mathematics, genus (plural genera) has a few different, but closely related, meanings: ==Topology== ===Orientable surface=== The genus of a connected, orientable surface is an integer representing the maximum number of cuttings along non-intersecting closed simple curves without rendering the resultant manifold disconnected...
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Genus

[music] Genus (Gr.: γένος [genos], pl. γένη [genē], `type, kind`) is a term used in the Ancient Greek theory of music to describe either certain classes of intonations of the two movable notes within a tetrachord, or patterns of rhythm. The tetrachordal concept is also found in the modal theory of Byzantine music and relates to th...
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Genus

[philosophy] In Scholastic logic a Genus is one of the Predicables. Genus is that part of a definition which is also predicable of other things different from the definiendum. A triangle is a rectilineal figure; i.e. in fixing the genus of a thing, we subsume it under a higher universal, of which it is a species. ...
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Genus

Ge'nus (jē'nŭs) noun ; plural Genera . [ Latin , birth, race, kind, sort; akin to Greek .... See Gender , and confer Benign .] 1. (Logic) A class of objects divided into several subordinate species; a class more extensive than a species; a precis...
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Genus

A biological classification that combines organisms sharing common characteristics; ranks between species and family.
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Genus

A category including closely related species. Interbreeding between organisms within the same category can occur.
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