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bi·ol·o·gy

biology

 
 
pronunciation:
baI a l ji
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the science that is concerned with the growth, development, and functioning of living things.
The gift of a microscope helped expand her interest in biology.
 
definition 2: the life processes that characterize a living thing or group of living things.
These studies have increased our understanding of the biology of bats.
definition 3: the animal and plant life of a particular place or area.
They're studying the biology of the coastal region.
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  cell, life, life cycle, science
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