GENUS By N., Sam M.S. - 19 a term that is used in biological taxonomy and is the name of the main subdivision of a family that contains a group of similar and related species. GENUS: "Genus is a subdivision term in taxonomy. It contains group of related species." Related Psychology Terms Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population FAMILY CARE Selecting a Diagnosis ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Dissociative Identity Disorder SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genus/ (accessed June 27, 2022).