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life science

n.
Any of several branches of science, such as microbiology, zoology, botany, or ecology, that deal with living organisms and their organization, life processes, and relationships to each other and their environment. Also called bioscience.

life science

the study of the laws and properties of living matter. Some kinds of life science are anatomy, bacteriology, and biology. Compare physical science.

Natural Hygiene

A health philosophy in which the disciple is taught to live in harmony with nature by consuming a balanced natural diet, fasting when sick and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

life science

Any of the sciences concerned with living things. These sciences include biology, zoology, medicine, dentistry, surgery, nursing, and psychology.
See also: science
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