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biologynoun [U]

uk   /baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈɑː.lə-/
A2 the ​scientificstudy of the ​naturalprocesses of ​living things: human biology marine biology molecular biology The ​bookdeals with the ​reproductive biology of the ​buffalo.

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(Definition of biology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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biologynoun [U]

 us   /bɑɪˈɑl·ə·dʒi/
science the ​scientificstudy of the ​naturalprocesses of ​living things
(Definition of biology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “biology”
in Korean 생물…
in Arabic عِلْم الأحْياء…
in Malaysian biologi…
in French (de) biologie…
in Russian биология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物學…
in Italian biologia…
in Turkish yaşayan canlılar bilimi, biyoloji…
in Polish biologia…
in Spanish biología…
in Vietnamese sinh vật học…
in Portuguese biologia…
in Thai ชีววิทยา…
in German die Biologie…
in Catalan biologia…
in Japanese 生物学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物学…
in Indonesian biologi…
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