[ bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl /
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Also bi·o·log·ic .Biology. relating to the science and application of biology: Ideal candidates will have appropriate training in both physical and biological chemistry.
Biology. relating to or involving living matter: Liquid nitrogen is critical for preserving blood, tissue, and other biological specimens.
Biology. relating to the living organisms of a region:We are hoping to manage the river valley so that we maintain and enhance the current level of biological diversity.
Biology, Genetics. related genetically, as a birth parent whose egg or sperm contributed to the DNA of a child: He met his biological father when he was 37.The Greenes have two biological sons and one adopted daughter.
Usually biologicals. Pharmacology. biologic (def. 1).
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OTHER WORDS FROM biological
bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbpseu·do·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjective
pseu·do·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·bi·o·log·ic, adjectivesem·i·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjectivesem·i·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·bi·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·bi·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use biological in a sentence
Second, that the man who raised her was not her biological father.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Wading in the salterns, Davis realized he had found resilient biological carriers that could store genetic information across vast stretches of time.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers|Virat Markandeya|October 28, 2020|Nautilus
It’s a combination of James, my biological father, and my uncle Leonard, that took her to the hospital to give birth.Jalen Rose on Why It’s No Fun to Be a Superstar|Sean Braswell|October 27, 2020|Ozy
HRV is a complicated field of study, and training, lifestyle, and biological factors can all affect it.How Data from a Little Wrist Strap Can Change Your Life|Outside Editors|October 23, 2020|Outside Online
Every other weekend would be spent with my biological father.There’s Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm|Eugene Robinson|October 23, 2020|Ozy
British Dictionary definitions for biological
/ (ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /
of or relating to biology
(of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
(usually plural) a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
Derived forms of biologicalbiologically, adverb
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