|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|
biology bi·ol·o·gy (bī-ŏl'ə-jē)
The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. It includes botany and zoology.
The life processes or characteristic phenomena of a group or category of living organisms.
|biology (bī-ŏl'ə-jē) Pronunciation Key
The scientific study of life and of living organisms. Botany, zoology, and ecology are all branches of biology.
The study of life and living systems.