exobiologist

exobiology

[ek-soh-bahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of life beyond the earth's atmosphere, as on other planets.


Origin:
1955–60; exo- + biology

exobiological [ek-soh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
exobiologist, noun
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exobiology (ˌɛksəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
another name for astrobiology
 
exobi'ologist
 
n

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exobiology   (ěk'sō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of biology that deals with the search for extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on living organisms. Also called astrobiology.
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