Taxonomy vs Antipsychotic - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and antipsychotic

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while antipsychotic is (pharmacology) any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis.

As an adjective antipsychotic is

(pharmacology) preventing or counteracting psychosis.

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    antipsychotic

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (pharmacology) Preventing or counteracting psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pharmacology) Any of a group of drugs used to treat psychosis.
  • Synonyms

    * neuroleptic

    Hyponyms

    * See also