Of or pertaining to congeners (organisms of the same genus)

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  • Congeneric — Con ge*ner ic, Congenerical Con ge*ner ic*al, a. Belonging to the same genus; allied in origin, nature, or action; of or pertaining to a congener. R. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congeneric — index apposite, cognate, comparable (capable of comparison), correlative, identical, pendent, related, similar …   Law dictionary

  • congeneric — /kon jeuh ner ik/, adj. 1. Also, congenerous /keuhn jen euhr euhs/. of the same kind or genus. 2. offering a group of closely related services: a congeneric investment company. n. 3. congener (def. 3). 4. a congeneric company, service, or the… …   Universalium

  • congeneric —   Belonging to the same genus, e.g. it is now thought that Epicycas is congeneric with Cycas (Osborne & Walters, 2004), and some have argued that Chigua is congeneric with Zamia (Lindstrom, 2009) …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • congeneric — con•ge•ner•ic [[t]ˌkɒn dʒəˈnɛr ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) bio tax Also, con•gen•er•ous [[t]kənˈdʒɛn ər əs[/t]] of the same kind or genus 2) cvb offering a number of closely related services: a congeneric investment company[/ex] 3) vin congener 3) 4) cvb a… …   From formal English to slang

  • congeneric — belonging to the same genus. Congeneric applied to generic names usually implies that the names refer to the same taxon, i.e. synonymous genera …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Congeneric Merger — A type of merger where two companies are in the same or related industries but do not offer the same products. In a congeneric merger, the companies may share similar distribution channels, providing synergies for the merger. As a general rule,… …   Investment dictionary

  • congeneric — adjective see congener …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congeneric — adj. [L. congener, of same race] 1. A term applied to species of the same genus. 2. Belonging to the same kind, class, or stock …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • congeneric — adj. of the same kind or class …   English contemporary dictionary

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