Classification and taxonomy & the 5 kingdoms AS Biology OCR Unit 2

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Biological Classification:  is the process of sorting living things into groups

Natural Classification: does by groupingthings according to how closely related they are - reflects evolutionary relationships
Sorted by appearance, anatomy, physilogy, biochemistry and genetics

Taxonomy: The study of principles of classification

Phylogeny: The study of evolutionary relationships between organisms

The 5 Kingdoms

Prokaryotes - Prokaryota kingdom

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