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- adj. consisting of two names
- adj. pertaining to the noun binomen
- adj. pertaining to the nomenclature system for the rank of species in biological taxonomy
- n. a scientific name, at the rank of species, with two terms: a generic name and a specific name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to two names; binomial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as binomial, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies
The binominal expansion provides a difference equation if the expansion holds.
Another advantage of this binominal Latin nomenclature consists in preventing the confusion frequently arising from the use of the same name to designate different animals in different parts of the world, -- as, for instance, the name of Robin, used in America to designate a bird of the Thrush family, entirely different from the Robin of the Old World, -- or of different names for the same animal, as Perch or
Quadratics and the progressions, the binominal formula, covergence and divergence of series, the theory of equations, etc. Corresponds to third term of Math.
The subjects to be studied are linear systems, graphs, progressions, ratio and proportion, variations, logarithms, and the binominal theorem.
Permanent biologic nomenclature dates from the time of Linnæus simply because this great naturalist established the binominal system and placed scientific classification upon a sound and enduring basis.
"key" - annotated genes in the group will follow a binominal distribution.
However, by the proposed approach, the false-positives appearing in the abstracted data can be controlled, allowing significant increases in cell function apparent in the microarray data to be tested by reference to the binominal distribution model (