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synonyms for genus

  • brand
  • breed
  • category
  • class
  • compartment
  • department
  • division
  • genre
  • group
  • kind
  • make
  • model
  • section
  • sort
  • style
  • subdivision
  • subfamily
  • variety
See also synonyms for: genera
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How to use genus in a sentence

That genus and seven other related living ones make up the Camponotini ant “tribe,” all of which have bacteria inside their gut cells.
HOW TWO BECAME ONE: ORIGINS OF A MYSTERIOUS SYMBIOSIS FOUNDVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
He and colleagues assigned the fossil, which was eroding out of previously dated sediment at a site called Ramnagar, to a new genus and species, Kapi ramnagarensis.
A STRAY MOLAR IS THE OLDEST KNOWN FOSSIL FROM AN ANCIENT GIBBONBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The reptile, from the genus Guizhouichthyosaurus, lived during the Triassic Period about 240 million years ago.
THIS ICHTHYOSAUR DIED AFTER DEVOURING A CREATURE NEARLY AS LONG AS ITSELFMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Many modern animals have close relatives — other species that are in their same genus.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT EARLY HUMANSBETHANY BROOKSHIREAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Instead, they sorted the ancient prints into a “footprint genus.”
THESE CROCODILE ANCESTORS LIVED A TWO-LEGGED LIFECAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
So while they couldn’t say what animal genus the prints belonged to, they were able to determine that they were in the footprint genus Batrachopus.
THESE CROCODILE ANCESTORS LIVED A TWO-LEGGED LIFECAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Thus we see that these two lines bear towards each other the relation of genus and species.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The sexual cycle can take place only within the body of one genus of mosquito, anopheles.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
M. Peron says that it forms a new genus, and of a very remarkable character.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
This genus appears to be nearly allied to the Agamae, but differs from them in the peculiar frill that is appended to the neck.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GENUS

  • brand
  • character
  • extraction
  • family
  • feather
  • genus
  • ilk
  • likes
  • line
  • lineage
  • lot
  • nature
  • number
  • pedigree
  • progeny
  • race
  • sort
  • species
  • stamp
  • stock
  • strain
  • stripe
  • type
  • variety
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