Etymology
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biology (n.)

"the science of life and living things," 1819, from Greek bios "life, one's life, lifetime" (from PIE root *gwei- "to live;" see bio-) + -logy "study of." Suggested 1802 by German naturalist Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, and introduced as a scientific term that year in French by Lamarck; they seem to have hit upon the word independently.

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Definitions of biology

biology (n.)
the science that studies living organisms;
Synonyms: biological science
biology (n.)
characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms;
the biology of viruses
biology (n.)
all the plant and animal life of a particular region;
Synonyms: biota
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