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Synonyms for biology
baɪˈɒl ə dʒi

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  1. biologynoun

    life sciences, life science

  2. biologynoun

    The study of all life or living matter

    life sciences, life science

  3. biologynoun

    The living organisms of a particular region.

    life science, life sciences

  4. biologynoun

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

    the biology of the whale

    life sciences, life science

Princeton's WordNet

  1. biology, biological sciencenoun

    the science that studies living organisms

    biota, biological science

  2. biologynoun

    characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms

    "the biology of viruses"

    biota, biological science

  3. biota, biologynoun

    all the plant and animal life of a particular region

    biota, biological science

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  1. List of paraphrases for "biology":

    biologie, biological

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  1. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz:

    Longer cultures could provide absolutely critical information for basic human biology, but this would of course raise the next question - of where we should put the next limit.

  2. Carl Alwmark:

    There are too many craters at this point for it just to be a coincidence, if we start finding even more of these larger craters, then you should start speculating about whether this [bombardment] could have had a profound impact on the evolution of Earth's biology.

  3. Tony Perkins:

    The excruciating pain that unborn babies feel at five months is a matter of biology, not a matter of belief. It is time that Congress put an end to this barbaric horror.

  4. Teresa Woodruff:

    It’s a way of sorting egg quality in a way we’ve never been able to assess before, all biology starts at the time of fertilization, yet we know next to nothing about the events that occur in the human.

  5. Celine Gounder:

    This is pretty basic molecular biology 101 that any college student who has studied this stuff would have some basic understanding of, so CDC epidemiologists know this.

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