Genus - Generic Name

The scientific name of a genus may be called the generic name or generic epithet: it is always capitalized. It plays a pivotal role in binomial nomenclature, the system of biological nomenclature.

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Generic Name

Generic name may be:

  • Generic name, name of a biological genus
  • Generic name, International Nonproprietary Name for a drug
  • A placeholder name, referring to nobody in particular, such as Joe Bloggs or John Q. Public
Generic Name - Types and Genera
... In zoology this is the type species the generic name is permanently associated with the type specimen of its type species ... Should this specimen turn out to be assignable to another genus, the generic name linked to it becomes a junior synonym, and the remaining taxa in the former genus need to be reassessed ...
Generic - In Music
... Album – Generic Flipper, an album by the band Flipper The Advantage, an American band originally called Generic ...
List Of Level Editors - Generic
... Terra 3D free terrain, outdoor scene and world editor based on the Ogre3D engine, output in generic formats ... of engines (such as Quake III Arena, Half-Life, Source engine games, Torque, etc.) tIDE, a generic tile map editor, designed to work with xTile for XNA and ...
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