Medical Dictionary

biosphere bi·o·sphere (bī'ə-sfēr')

  1. All the regions of the earth and its atmosphere in which living organisms are found or can live.

  2. The living organisms and their environment composing the biosphere.

bi'o·spher'ic (-sfēr'ĭk, -sfěr'-) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: biospectroscopy
Next Definition: biospheric
Words Near: biosphere
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for biosphere
More from
Search for articles containing biosphere
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature