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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

(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

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]
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In addition, immigrants made up 37% of all chemical and material scientists, 43% of medical and life scientists, 43% of all physical scientists, 25% of all chemical technicians and 23% of all chemical engineers.
London, United Kingdom, August 14, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Faculty of 1000 (F1000) is the publisher of three unique services that support and inform the work of life scientists and clinicians: F1000Prime, F1000Research and F1000Posters.
Stem Cells Australia is a research council-funded special research initiative, bringing together Australia's premier life scientists to address the big questions in stem cell science.
When patients suffer severe brain damage and enter a coma or a vegetative state, it is very possible that the sustained damage impairs their normal brain function and the emergence of consciousness in the same manner as was seen by the life scientists in the healthy volunteers under anesthesia.
To the Editor: The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) would like to invite all practising life scientists in research and diagnostic facilities to take part in a nationwide survey.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The brain forms complex new circuits after damage to compensate for lost function, often far from the damaged region, life scientists report.
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