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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An organizer who puts things in order; A biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior.

Usage examples (35)
  • Let such an object be heard of by such a systematist as
  • Dr. Hillis, by contrast is a well-respected systematist and evolutionary biologist.
  • He was the first systematist to occupy himself in a philosophical manner with the problems of general biology.
  • As a systematist of vast experience Lamarck knew how difficult it is in practice to distinguish species from varieties. for more
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