- form genus
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
form genus — n. a genus consisting of species superficially resembling each other but probably not closely related in their evolutionary origin … English World dictionary
form genus — noun A collection of organisms that is given formal recognition at the rank of genus with a taxonomic name, but which is known to be an artificial group rather than a natural one. All fossilized roots of scale trees are assigned to the form genus … Wiktionary
form genus — form′ ge nus n. bio tax a genus made up of species, esp. of fossil forms, that bear some morphological resemblance to each other but that may not be closely related in evolutionary origin • Etymology: 1870–75 … From formal English to slang
form genus Rhizoctinia — noun form genus of imperfect fungi some species of which are now placed in genera Pellicularia and Corticium because their perfect stages have been found • Syn: ↑genus Rhizoctinia • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mycelia Sterilia,… … Useful english dictionary
form genus — noun 1. (biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science • Hypernyms: ↑genus 2. an artificial taxonomic category established on the basis of morphological … Useful english dictionary
form genus — noun Date: 1873 an artificial taxonomic category established for organisms (as imperfect fungi) of obscure true relationships … New Collegiate Dictionary
form genus — Biol. an artificial taxonomic category including species, esp. of fossil forms, grouped together on the basis of morphological resemblance. [1870 75] * * * … Universalium
Form classification — is the classification of organisms based on their morphology, which does not necessarily reflect their biological relationships. Form classification, generally restricted to palaeontology, reflects uncertainty; the goal of science is to move form … Wikipedia
genus Pellicularia — noun genus of fungi having the hymenium in the form of a crust; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia • Syn: ↑Pellicularia • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Thelephoraceae, ↑family Thelephoraceae … Useful english dictionary
genus Rhizoctinia — noun form genus of imperfect fungi some species of which are now placed in genera Pellicularia and Corticium because their perfect stages have been found • Syn: ↑form genus Rhizoctinia • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mycelia… … Useful english dictionary