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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Taxonomy may refer to:

  • Taxonomy (general), the practice and science (study) of classification of things or concepts, as well as the principles that underlie such a classification
  • Taxonomy (biology), a field of science that encompasses the description, identification, nomenclature, and classification of organisms
  • Chemical classification, the basal taxonomy of chemical compounds
  • Folk taxonomy, the way people describe and organize their natural surroundings


In business and economics

In education

Safety taxonomy


  • Military taxonomy, a set of terms that describe various types of military operations and equipment
  • Nosology, classification of diseases

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