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  • practice established by Linnaeus whereby genus and species names are used to refer to organisms. [1]
  • the scientific method of naming organisms by two Latin (or latinized) words, the first the genus, the second the species [2]
  1. Source: Anthromorphemics
  2. Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby