GENUS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 VARIETY KINGDOM BREED ORDER PHYLUM SPECIES INTERSPECIES INTERACTION INTERMALE AGGRESSION SPECTATOR THERAPY MULLERIAN MIMICRY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genus/ (accessed January 19, 2021).