What is the difference between binominal and binomial?

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Binomial is a synonym of binominal.

Binominal is a synonym of binomial.


In context|biology|taxonomy|lang=en terms the difference between binominal and binomial

is that binominal is (biology|taxonomy) a scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name while binomial is (biology|taxonomy) a scientific name at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.

As adjectives the difference between binominal and binomial

is that binominal is (biology|taxonomy) consisting of two names while binomial is consisting of two terms, or parts.

As nouns the difference between binominal and binomial

is that binominal is (biology|taxonomy) a scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name while binomial is (algebra) a polynomial with two terms.

binominal

English

(Binominal nomenclature)

Adjective

(-)
  • (biology, taxonomy) consisting of two names
  • (biology, taxonomy) pertaining to the noun binomen
  • (biology, taxonomy) pertaining to the nomenclature system for the rank of species in biological taxonomy
  • :: The principle of binominal nomenclature is important in the ICZN.

    Synonyms

    * (sense) binomial

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology, taxonomy) a scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.
  • * See species name for usage and example.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense) binomen * (sense) binomial * (sense) binomial name * (sense) binominal name * (sense) species name

    binomial

    English

    (Binominal nomenclature)

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Consisting of two terms, or parts.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (algebra) A polynomial with two terms.
  • (algebra) A quantity expressed as the sum or difference of two terms.
  • (biology, taxonomy) A scientific name at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.
  • Usage notes

    * Some people deprecate use of binomial'' and advocate use only of ''binomin al in taxonomy. See species name for typesetting usage and example.

    Synonyms

    * (sense) binomen, binomial name, binominal, binominal name, species name

    Derived terms

    * binomial coefficient * binomial distribution * binomial nomenclature * binomial theorem

    See also

    * binominal * monomial * trinomial * quadrinomial