[ bahy-oh-ri-surch, -ree-surch ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ rɪˈsɜrtʃ, -ˈri sɜrtʃ /


the investigation of the nature of living organisms; biological research.


Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of bioresearch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020