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biology

 [bi-ol´o-je]
scientific study of living organisms. adj., adj biolog´ic, biolog´ical.
molecular biology study of molecular structures and events underlying biological processes, including relation between genes and the functional characteristics they determine.
radiation biology scientific study of the effects of ionizing radiation on living organisms.

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ō-jē),
The science concerned with the phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]

biology

/bi·ol·o·gy/ (bi-ol´ah-je) scientific study of living organisms.biolog´icbiolog´ical
molecular biology  study of molecular structures and events underlying biological processes, including relationships between genes and the functional characteristics they determine.
radiation biology  scientific study of effects of ionizing radiation on living organisms.

biology

(bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. It includes botany and zoology and all their subdivisions.
2. The life processes or characteristic phenomena of a group or category of living organisms: the biology of fungi.
3. The plant and animal life of a specific area or region.

bi·ol′o·gist n.

biology

[bī·ol′əje]
the scientific study of life. Some branches of biology are biometry, cytology, ecology, evolution, genetics, molecular biology, paleontology, and physiology.

biology

The formal study of living organisms.

biology

The formal study of living organisms. See Aerobiology, Building biology, Cell biology, Conservation biology, Cryobiology, Developmental biology, Molecular biology, Population biology, Psychobiology, Sociobiology, Structural biology, Topobiology.

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]

biology

The science of living organisms and life processes.

biology

the study of living organisms.

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science concerned with phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]

biology,

n the science of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena.

biology

scientific study of living organisms. See also biological.

radiation biology
scientific study of the effects of ionizing radiation on living organisms.
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