[bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l or bahy-uh-loj-ik]
- pertaining to biology.
- of or relating to the products and operations of applied biology: a biological test.
- Pharmacology. any substance, as a serum or vaccine, derived from animal products or other biological sources and used to treat or prevent disease.
Origin of biological
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Examples from the Web for biologically
While no pregnancies have been reported yet, they are biologically possible as a result of the surgery.Lab-Created Vaginas, Successfully Implanted in Four Women, Function Normally
April 12, 2014
It is clear that these cases contain a lot of biologically determined and socially perpetuated gender inequities.The Strange Science Behind Virgin Births
January 22, 2014
Humans are biologically predisposed to falling in love, naturally selected to bend towards that most intense social emotion.Can Robots Fall in Love, and Why Would They?
December 31, 2013
People in their 20s have come up in an Internet society, where they are perhaps thinking more than biologically, as Tim puts it.3 Ways to Reinvent America
January 25, 2011
A propensity to cry is, in part, biologically predetermined.Why Do Women Cry More Than Men?
December 18, 2010
Biologically, more country life is essential to British health.Another Sheaf
That the Chinese will survive, biologically, as a race—this no one doubts.Government in Republican China
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Biologically, what man inherits is capacity for acquisition.A Grammar of Freethought
The prime function of woman, biologically, is that of motherhood.Religion & Sex
Biologically, the masculine function concludes with its fulfilment.Feminism and Sex-Extinction
- of or relating to biology
- (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
- (usually plural) a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
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Word Origin and History for biologically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, caused by, or affecting life or living organisms.
- Having to do with biology.
- Related by blood, as in a child's biological parents.
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