Biological vs Binominal - What's the difference?

biological | binominal |


As adjectives the difference between biological and binominal

is that biological is of or relating to biology while binominal is (biology|taxonomy) consisting of two names.

As a noun binominal is

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

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

biological

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or relating to biology.
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  • Related by consanguinity, especially as to parents and children.
  • Synonyms

    * biologic

    See also

    * adoptive * biological clock * biological father * biological mother * birth mother

    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