As nouns the difference between taxonomy and convalescent
is that taxonomy
is the science or the technique used to make a classification while convalescent
is a person recovering from illness.
As an adjective convalescent is
recovering one's health and strength after a period of illness.
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.
* alpha taxonomy
* folk taxonomy
* scientific taxonomy
Recovering one's health and strength after a period of illness.
*:"Mid-Lent, and the Enemy grins," remarked Selwyn as he started for church with Nina and the children. Austin, knee-deep in a dozen Sunday supplements, refused to stir; poor little Eileen was now convalescent from grippe, but still unsteady on her legs; her maid had taken the grippe, and now moaned all day: "Mon dieu! Mon dieu! Che fais mourir! "
Of convalescence or convalescents (see below).
A person recovering from illness.
- I had been ill in health, but am now a convalescent .