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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: jenus, jen'er-a

Definition: In natural history classification, the taxonomic level of division between the family, or tribe, and the species; a group of species alike in the broad features of their organization but different in detail, and incapable of fertile mating.

[L. birth, descent]

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