a specialist in biology.

1805–15; biolog(y) + -ist Unabridged
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biology (baɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
1.  the study of living organisms, including their structure, functioning, evolution, distribution, and interrelationships
2.  the structure, functioning, etc, of a particular organism or group of organisms
3.  the animal and plant life of a particular region

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1813, from biology + -ist.
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Example sentences
We seek a broadly-trained biologist with a strong commitment to undergraduate
  teaching and research.
True, no biologist has really believed in vitalism for more than a century.
Giving bears snacks may keep the animals away from homes and campsites, one
  biologist says.
The vet and a biologist stay behind to watch over him until he wakes completely
  and stumbles off.
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