Definitions for Biologybaɪˈɒl ə dʒi

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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