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biopharmaceutical a drug extracted from a biological source, or a derivative of such a drug.
biophysics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of biology in which the principles and methods of physics are applied to the study of biological forms and processes.
biopic a biographical film or television program often containing scenes that are fictional in order to fill out the plot and add drama, humor, or suspense to make the real life subject compelling to an audience.
biopsy the cutting of tissue from an animal or person for study, esp. in seeking evidence of disease.
biorhythm an inherent rhythm or cycle in a biological function or process. [2 definitions]
bioscopy the medical examination of a body to establish whether it is dead or alive.
biosphere the part of the earth and its atmosphere in which living organisms can exist.
biotech a short form of biotechnology.
biotech abbreviation of "biotechnology"; the use of living organisms, esp. cells and bacteria, to create useful products.
biotechnology the use of living organisms, esp. cells and bacteria, to create useful products.
biotic pertaining to life or living things.
biotin a compound considered part of the vitamin B complex, found in milk, egg yolks, and yeast.
biotite a mica commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rock, ranging in color from dark green or brown to black, and containing iron, magnesium, potassium, and aluminum.
bipartisan composed of, representing, or supported by two parties or factions, esp. two political parties.
bipartite composed of or divided into two parts. [2 definitions]
biped a two-footed animal. [2 definitions]
bipedalism the condition of having two feet or of using two feet for locomotion.
bipetalous having two petals.
biphenyl diphenyl.
bipinnate having opposing leaflets that are in turn divided into smaller opposing leaflets, as certain compound leaves.
biplane an early type of airplane with two sets of wings mounted one above the other.