- the study of life beyond the earth's atmosphere, as on other planets.
Origin of exobiology
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- another name for astrobiology
- The branch of biology that deals with the search for extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on living organisms. Also called astrobiology
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