[ bahy-oh-soh-shuhl ]

  1. of, relating to, or entailing the interaction or combination of social and biological factors.

  2. Sociology. of, relating to, or characteristic of the theories of or phenomena studied in biosociology.

  1. of or relating to social phenomena that are affected by biological factors.

Origin of biosocial

First recorded in 1890–95; bio- + social
  • Also bi·o·so·ci·o·log·i·cal [bahy-oh-soh-see-uh-loj-i-kuhl, -shee-]. /ˌbaɪ oʊˌsoʊ si əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ʃi-/.

Other words from biosocial

  • bi·o·so·cial·ly, adverb

Words Nearby biosocial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023