Also bi·o·log·ic .Biology. relating to the science and application of biology: Ideal candidates will have appropriate training in both physical and biological chemistry.
Biology. relating to or involving living matter: Liquid nitrogen is critical for preserving blood, tissue, and other biological specimens.
Biology. relating to the living organisms of a region:We are hoping to manage the river valley so that we maintain and enhance the current level of biological diversity.
Biology, Genetics. related genetically, as a birth parent whose egg or sperm contributed to the DNA of a child: He met his biological father when he was 37.The Greenes have two biological sons and one adopted daughter.
Usually biologicals. Pharmacology. biologic (def. 1).
- bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- non·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- pseu·do·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- pseu·do·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- sem·i·bi·o·log·ic, adjective
- sem·i·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- sem·i·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- un·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use biological in a sentence
Genes in hand, we could perhaps tap those biological phonelines and cut the wires leading to aging.The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Is in the Genes of the Oldest Humans Alive | Shelly Fan | August 10, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Now though, researchers from the Graz University of Technology in Austria think they may have found a way to approach the power of deep learning using a biological plausible learning approach that works with spiking neural networks.A New Brain-Inspired Learning Method for AI Saves Memory and Energy | Edd Gent | July 27, 2020 | Singularity Hub
The smiley faces were an early example of DNA origami, a method of folding DNA—the biological hardware on which life’s code is written—into biomolecular machines.How Fake Viruses Can Help Us Make the Best Possible Vaccines | Shelly Fan | July 7, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Activating the upstream biological neuron with chemicals also changed the artificial neuron’s conductance in a way that mimicked learning.Scientists Used Dopamine to Seamlessly Merge Artificial and Biological Neurons | Shelly Fan | June 23, 2020 | Singularity Hub
In short, as a clinical neuropsychologist who has studied biological underpinnings of health and disease, I think this is a limited view.Coronavirus Deaths And Those Of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery Have Something In Common: Racism | LGBTQ-Editor | June 10, 2020 | No Straight News
Eating disorders, on the other hand, are driven largely by biological processes that occur on the inside.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models | Carrie Arnold | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.
Gender roles exceed the biological circumstances of childbirth and they are, perhaps, much less likely to change.
Her adopted daughter tried to suffocate a younger biological sibling.
Imagining novels as biological specimens creates a crazed and mythic zoology of hybrids, beasts, mutants, and aberrations.
The biological doctrine of evolution was misinterpreted and misapplied to social policy.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
In short, birth was fortuitous, a product of circumstance plus proximity, its get a biological accident.
But there is a wide gulf between that and concluding that all psycho-biological phenomena are hallucinations.Urania | Camille Flammarion
It is indispensable to check these against biological fact, in order to ascertain which are feasible and which are not.Taboo and Genetics | Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Civilization would not be civilization if we had to spend most of our time thinking about the biological basis.Taboo and Genetics | Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
British Dictionary definitions for biological
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
- biologically, adverb
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