dichotomic

[ dahy-kot-uh-mee ]SEE DEFINITION OF dichotomic
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They do not arise from the dichotomic process of classification, but from the polar relations of things.

To obviate the matter Lamarck conceived and proposed the dichotomic method for the easy determination of species.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Greek dichotomia "a cutting in half," from dicha "in two, asunder" (related to dis "twice") + temnein "to cut" (see tome).

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