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1. biology

noun. ['baɪˈɑːlədʒi'] the science that studies living organisms.

Synonyms

  • astrobiology
  • genetic science
  • life science
  • zoological science
  • paleobiology
  • morphology
  • forestry
  • bioscience
  • neurobiology
  • molecular biology
  • cytology
  • environmental science
  • botany
  • phytology
  • biological science
  • genetics
  • cryobiology
  • embryology
  • sociobiology
  • exobiology
  • biogeography
  • physiology
  • space biology
  • palaeobiology
  • ecology
  • bionomics
  • radiobiology
  • zoology

Antonyms

  • dysgenics
  • defense
  • prosecution
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Biology

  • micropaleontology
  • dendrochronology
  • transtechnology
  • polytechnology
  • intertechnology
  • infotechnology
  • endocrinology
  • anesthesiology
  • paleontology
  • geomorphology
  • epistemology
  • epidemiology
  • biotechnology
  • bacteriology
  • astrogeology
  • toxicology
  • pharmacology
  • kinesiology
  • gerontology
  • criminology
  • cosmetology
  • chocolatology
  • anthropology
  • terminology
  • scientology
  • rheumatology
  • ornithology
  • ophthalmology
  • methodology
  • meteorology

Example sentences of the word biology


1. Noun, singular or mass
Virtually all medical schools require biology and chemistry with accompanying labs and many require physics.

Quotes containing the word biology


1. I try to show the public that chemistry, biology, physics, astrophysics is life. It is not some separate subject that you have to be pulled into a corner to be taught about.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.
- Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

3. In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.
- Oliver Sacks

2. biology

noun. ['baɪˈɑːlədʒi'] characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms.

Antonyms

  • male

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. biology

noun. ['baɪˈɑːlədʒi'] all the plant and animal life of a particular region.

Synonyms

  • vegetation
  • flora
  • botany
  • accumulation
  • biota
  • assemblage
  • fauna
  • zoology
  • collection

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • decrease
  • decrement
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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