Taxonomy is the science of classification according to a pre-determined system, with the resulting catalog used to provide a conceptual framework for discussion, analysis, or information retrieval. In theory, the development of a good taxonomy takes into account the importance of separating elements of a group (taxon) into subgroups (taxa) that are mutually exclusive, unambiguous, and taken together, include all possibilities. In practice, a good taxonomy should be simple, easy to remember, and easy to use.

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Definition of "Taxonomy" by Chat GPT: Taxonomy refers to the scientific classification of living organisms based on their physical characteristics, genetic makeup, and evolutionary history. It involves identifying and naming species and arranging them into a hierarchical system that reflects their evolutionary relationships. Taxonomy helps scientists understand the diversity of life on Earth and how different species are related to each other. It also provides a standardized way of organizing and communicating information about living organisms.
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