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1. in taxonomy, a cluster of related genera. 2. a set of parents (mother and father, sire and dam, etc.) together with their children (progeny, offspring) constitutes a nuclear family; an extended family could include half-sibs, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and/or other relatives. 3. gene family. See multigene family.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.

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