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    Why do we use scientific names written in Latin (and sometimes Greek)?
    What is the importance of binomial nomenclature in naming organisms? Give examples of three scientific names (in correct binomial format) of common organisms.

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    Most scientific nomenclature is written in Latin or Greek because these were some of the first languages used to describe early scientific principles. As a result, historical tradition is largely part of why initial categorization was done in Latin ...

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    This solution discusses the importance of binomial nomenclature in naming organisms.

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