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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, science and relevant technology and engineering, concerning inhomogenous and/or problematic atmospheric conditions
  • Folk taxonomy, description and organization, by individuals or groups, of their own environments
  • Nosology, classification of diseases
  • Soil classification, systematic categorization of soils


Business and economics[edit]

Education and academia[edit]


Other taxonomies[edit]

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