any science that deals with living organisms, their life processes, and their interrelationships, as biology, medicine, or ecology.
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Origin of life science
First recorded in 1940–45
OTHER WORDS FROM life sciencelife scientist, noun
Words nearby life science
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Example sentences from the Web for life science
And for any question as to the soul's Life we must appeal to Life-science.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond
British Dictionary definitions for life science
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for life science
Any of several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that deals with living organisms and their organization, life processes, and relationships to each other and their environment.bioscience
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Scientific definitions for life science
Any of several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, and ecology, that study the structural and functional organization of living organisms and their relationships to each other and the environment. Compare physical science.
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