- any science that deals with living organisms, their life processes, and their interrelationships, as biology, medicine, or ecology.
Origin of life science
First recorded in 1940–45
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Historical Examples of life science
And for any question as to the soul's Life we must appeal to Life-science.Natural Law in the Spiritual World
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- 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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- 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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