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1.11: Organization of Living Things

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binomial nomenclature

binomial nomenclature

System of naming organisms using two terms, the first one indicating the genus and the second the species.
classify

classify

To place things into groups based on shared qualities.
domain

domain

Least specific category of classification.
evolution

evolution

Process in which something passes to a different stage, such as a living organism turning into a more advanced or mature organism; the change of the inherited traits of a group of organisms over many generations.
genus

genus

Group of related species.
species

species

Group of similar individuals that can interbreed with one another and produce fertile offspring.
taxonomy

taxonomy

Science of naming and grouping organisms.

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