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English noun: biology

1. biology (cognition) the science that studies living organisms


Synonymsbiological science


Broader (hypernym)bioscience, life science


Narrower (hyponym)astrobiology, biogeography, bionomics, botany, cryobiology, cytology, ecology, embryology, environmental science, exobiology, forestry, genetic science, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, morphology, neurobiology, palaeobiology, paleobiology, physiology, phytology, radiobiology, sociobiology, space biology, zoological science, zoology


Domain category membersabaxial, accretion, acephalous, actinomorphic, actinomorphous, activator, adaxial, adnate, affinity, alar, alary, aliform, allopatric, alpine, amphibiotic, analogous, anisogamy, antrorse, apposition, astomatous, bacillar, bacillary, basophilic, bilaterally symmetrical, bilocular, biloculate, binuclear, binucleate, binucleated, biologist, bionomic, bionomical, brachium, caducous, canescent, capitate, cataplasia, cell, cell doctrine, cell theory, cellular, cenogenetic, cernuous, class, coarctation, commensal, compressed, conjugate, connate, copy, culture, cybernetics, decomposition, dehiscence, depressed, development, differentiated, differentiation, dimorphism, diurnal, division, dormant, dorsal, downy, drooping, ecologic, ecological, elan vital, enucleate, epimorphic, evolution, evolutionism, extracellular, facultative, family, female, fissiparous, flat, form, form family, form genus, formative, free-living, generalised, generalized, generic, geniculate, genus, glabrous, growing, growth, hermaphrodite, hermaphroditic, heterologic, heterological, heterologous, heterology, hibernating, hoary, homogeny, homologic, homological, homologous, in vivo, inhibit, intercellular, intracellular, intussusception, isogamy, isomorphic, isomorphism, isomorphous, isomorphy, katharobic, labile, lasting, lepidote, leprose, life force, life scientist, male, maturation, medium, meme, mental, metamorphous, monad, mononuclear, mononucleate, monotype, monotypic, mouthless, multiparous, multiply, mutant, mutation, myrmecophilous, natural, nocturnal, nodding, nonparasitic, nonsymbiotic, nonterritorial, nuclear, nucleate, nucleated, obligate, ontogenesis, ontogeny, order, organic evolution, organic phenomenon, osmosis, palingenetic, pedunculate, pendulous, persistent, phylogenesis, phylogenetic relation, phylogeny, phylum, pilary, pilose, pilous, pleomorphism, plumate, plumed, plumose, polydactyl, polydactylous, polymorphic, polymorphism, polymorphous, procreate, propagate, puberulent, pubescent, putrefaction, race, recognition, regeneration, replicate, reproduce, reproduction, retrorse, rot, rotting, rudimentary, saprobic, scabrous, scaly, scurfy, semiaquatic, semiaquatic, sericeous, sessile, sessile, shed, specialisation, specialization, species, spindle, sport, stabile, stalked, stalkless, stomatous, strain, subaquatic, subaquatic, subaqueous, subclass, subfamily, subgenus, subkingdom, submerged, submersed, suborder, subphylum, subspecies, superclass, superfamily, superorder, superphylum, symbiotic, symbiotically, sympatric, systematic, taxonomic, taxonomical, taxonomy, territorial, tetramerous, theory of evolution, theory of inheritance, theory of organic evolution, thermolabile, tomentose, tomentous, torpid, transform, tribe, trinuclear, trinucleate, trinucleated, turgor, type, type genus, type species, uncus, underwater, uniparous, urceolate, valence, valency, var., variant, variation, variety, vegetate, ventral, ventricose, ventricous, versatile, vestigial, vital force, vitality, weeping, wing-shaped, zygomorphic, zygomorphous

2. biology (phenomenon) characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms


SamplesThe biology of viruses.


Broader (hypernym)life

3. biology (group) all the plant and animal life of a particular region


Synonymsbiota


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Member holonymbotany, fauna, flora, vegetation, zoology









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