Definition of "biology" [bi•ol•o•gy]

  • (noun) 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.
  • (noun) The life processes or characteristic phenomena of a group or category of living organisms: the biology of viruses.
  • (noun) The plant and animal life of a specific area or region.

Use "biology" in a sentence

  • "This led to a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of South Carolina in 1948 and a master's degree in microbiology from the University of Tennessee in 1949."
  • "You have failed to show that nested hierarchy in biology is any different from any other nested hierarchy."
  • "Knowledge gained in biology is being transferred to engineering."

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