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Family (biology)

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  • Family (biology) — In biological classification, family (Latin: familia , plural familiae ) is a taxonomic rank. Exact details of formal nomenclature depend on the Nomenclature Code which applies.: Example : Walnuts and Hickories belong to the Walnut family is a… …   Wikipedia

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  • family — ► NOUN (pl. families) 1) a group consisting of two parents and their children living together as a unit. 2) a group of people related by blood or marriage. 3) the children of a person or couple. 4) all the descendants of a common ancestor. 5) all …   English terms dictionary

  • Biology and sexual orientation — Sexual orientation Orientations Asexual · Bisexual · Heterosexual · Homosexual Gender based alternative concepts Androphilia and gynephilia · Human female sexuality  …   Wikipedia

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  • biology — /buy ol euh jee/, n. 1. the science of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena, esp. with reference to origin, growth, reproduction, structure, and behavior. 2. the living organisms of a region: the biology of Pennsylvania. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • Family resemblance — This article is about the philosophical term proposed by Ludwig Wittgenstein, not about the common observation that offspring resemble parents and one another. Family resemblance (German Familienähnlichkeit [. In translations of Wittgenstein s… …   Wikipedia

  • family — I UK [ˈfæm(ə)lɪ] / US noun Word forms family : singular family plural families *** 1) [countable] a group of people who live together and are related to one another, usually consisting of parents and children: can be followed by a singular or… …   English dictionary

  • family, nuclear — The term nuclear family is used to refer to a unit consisting of spouses and their dependent children. Early accounts of the family emphasized the biological imperative underpinning the nuclear family. Anthropological studies reinforce the… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • family — /ˈfæməli / (say famuhlee), /ˈfæmli / (say famlee) noun (plural families) 1. parents and their children, whether dwelling together or not. 2. one s children collectively. 3. any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children,… …   Australian English dictionary


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