The correct answer is group marked by common characteristics.


A. style
B. knee-like joint
C. group marked by common characteristics
D. affliction of the knee

The correct answer is (C) A group marked by common characteristics; the normal major subdivision of a family or subfamily in the classification of plants and animals, usually consisting of more than one species; any group of animals or plants within a family; the generic name, which joined with the specific name, constitutes an organism's scientific name.

Genus comes from Latin gnus (birth), Greek genos.

Examples of use:

  • Cats belong to the genus termed Felis.
  • Each species differs in a particular aspect from others species in the genus.

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