Definitions for Biologybaɪˈɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bi•ol•o•gybaɪˈɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the scientific study of life or living matter in all its forms and processes.

    Category: Biology

  2. the living organisms of a region:

    the biology of Pennsylvania.

    Category: Biology

  3. the biological phenomena characteristic of an organism or a group of organisms.

    Category: Biology

Origin of biology:

1805–15; < G

bi•ol′o•gist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. biology, biological science(noun)

    the science that studies living organisms

  2. biology(noun)

    characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms

    "the biology of viruses"

  3. biota, biology(noun)

    all the plant and animal life of a particular region

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. biology(noun)ɪˈɒl ə dʒi

    the study of living things

Wiktionary

  1. biology(Noun)

    The study of all life or living matter

  2. biology(Noun)

    The living organisms of a particular region.

  3. biology(Noun)

    The structure, function, and behavior of an organism or type of organism.

    the biology of the whale

  4. Origin: ; a (modern coinage), with components derived from + . The term (rather, analogous terms) arose in various European languages c. 1800, but the term *βίολογία did not exist in Ancient Greek.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biology(noun)

    the science of life; that branch of knowledge which treats of living matter as distinct from matter which is not living; the study of living tissue. It has to do with the origin, structure, development, function, and distribution of animals and plants

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Biology

    the science of animal life in a purely physical reference, or of life in organised bodies generally, including that of plants, in its varied forms and through its successive stages.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Biology

    One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Biology' in Nouns Frequency: #2890


Translations for Biology

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

biology(noun)

the science of living things

human biology; (also adjective) a biology lesson.

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