bioscience

[bahy-oh-sahy-uh ns]

noun

any science that deals with the biological aspects of living organisms.

Nearby words

  1. bioreserve,
  2. biorhythm,
  3. biorhythmics,
  4. bios,
  5. biosafety,
  6. bioscope,
  7. bioscopic,
  8. bioscopy,
  9. biosensor,
  10. biosocial

Origin of bioscience

First recorded in 1960–65; bio- + science

Related formsbi·o·sci·en·tif·ic [bahy-oh-sahy-uh n-tif-ik] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ ənˈtɪf ɪk/, adjectivebi·o·sci·en·tist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for bioscientist

bioscience

noun

another name for a life science
the life sciences collectively
Derived Formsbioscientific, adjectivebioscientist, noun

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Medicine definitions for bioscientist

bioscience

[bī′ō-sīəns]

n.

life science
Related formsbi′o•sci′en•tific (-sī′ən-tĭfĭk) adj.bi′o•scien•tist n.


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