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(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles accretion
(biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription activator
(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts affinity , phylogenetic relation
specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals animal scientist , zoologist
(biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of two differing gametes (especially differing in size) anisogamy
(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material apposition
branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life astrobiology , exobiology , space biology
organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry biochemistry
use of engineering principles in biology or medicine bioengineering
(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms biologist , life scientist
students taking a course in biology together biology class
academic department responsible for teaching and research in biology biology department , department of biology
branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis biometrics , biometry , biostatistics
branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment bionomics , ecology , environmental science
physicist who applies the methods of physics to biology biophysicist
branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes biotechnology
study of biology and technology biotechnology , ergonomics , human engineering , human factors engineering
branch of biology that studies plants botany , phytology
(biology) a branching or armlike part of an animal brachium
(biology) degenerative reversion of cells or tissue to a less differentiated or more primitive form cataplasia
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