biosociology

biosociology

[bahy-oh-soh-see-ol-uh-jee, -shee-]
noun
the study of the evolution of social forms and the development of social behavior in terms analogous to or correlated with biological studies.

Origin:
1890–95; bio- + sociology

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Main Entry:  biosociology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the scientific study of the interrelationships of social species and their relationships with the environment, the study of biological and social factors' relations
Etymology:  biology + sociology
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