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Genus

Correct spelling for genus

Medical definition of genus:

In natural history classification, the division between the order ( or family) and the species.

Usage examples for genus:

  • This animal is the same as Hodgson's Ursitaxus inauritus, the Bharsiah which figures as a separate genus in Cuvier. "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon, – Robert A. Sterndale"
  • We went through the formalities of the custom- houses, or barrieres, the same day, and the next morning we were all transferred to a celebrated shop that dealt in articles of our genus "Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief, – James Fenimore Cooper"

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