ternary name

ternary name
An expansion of a binary name to include subspecies, variety etc. as well as the genus and species
Syn: three-part name

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  • Trinomen — In zoology, a trinomen, or trinominal name, refers to the name of a subspecies. A trinomen is a name consisting of three names: generic name, specific name and subspecific name. All three names are typeset in italics, and only the generic name is …   Wikipedia

  • trinomen — noun A scientific name at the rank of subspecies: a binomial name combined with the name of the subspecies; for example Homo sapiens sapiens. Syn: ternary name, three part name, trinomial name …   Wiktionary

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