science that studies the description. denomination. and classification of living organisms f based on their similarities and differences (contrast with anatomy. morphology. and physiology).
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionarytaxonomy (noun)
the study of the general principles of scientific classification - systematics
- classification , especially orderly classification of plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
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Taxonomy (general) is the practice and science of classification of things or concepts, including the principles that underlie such classification.
Specific taxonomies include: