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biologism

[ bahy-ol-uh-jiz-uhm ]
/ baɪˈɒl əˌdʒɪz əm /
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noun

the use or emphasis of biological principles or methods in explaining human, especially social, behavior.

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Origin of biologism

First recorded in 1850–55; biolog(y) + -ism
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