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astrobiology

[as-troh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌæs troʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
(not in technical use) exobiology.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; astro- + biology
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astrobiological
[as-troh-bi-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌæs troʊˌbɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for astrobiological

astrobiology

/ˌæstrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of biology that investigates the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe
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astrobiology
  (ās'trō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē)   
See exobiology.
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Encyclopedia Article for astrobiological

astrobiology

a multidisciplinary field dealing with the nature, existence, and search for extraterrestrial life (life beyond Earth). Astrobiology encompasses areas of biology, astronomy, and geology.

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