Taxonomy

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Taxonomy (general) is the practice and science of classification of things or concepts, including the principles that underlie such classification.

Specific taxonomies include:

Natural sciences[edit]

  • Taxonomy (biology), a branch of science that encompasses the description, identification, nomenclature, and classification of organisms
  • Meteorology, a branch of science that includes the description, identification, nomenclature, and classification of clouds, precipitation, and photometeors.
  • Folk taxonomy, the way people describe and organize their natural surroundings
  • Nosology, a classification of diseases
  • Soil classification deals with the systematic categorization of soils based on distinguishing characteristics

Computing[edit]

Business and economics[edit]

Education and academia[edit]

Safety[edit]

Other taxonomies[edit]

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