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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ō-jē),
The science concerned with the phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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biology

The formal study of living organisms.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

biology

The science of living organisms and life processes.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

biology

the study of living organisms.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

bi·ol·o·gy

(bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science concerned with phenomena of life and living organisms.
[bio- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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