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Topic: EDUCATION

Date: 1800-1900
Language: German
Origin: biologie, from bio- + -logie '-logy'

biology

noun
     
bi‧ol‧o‧gy [uncountable]
1 the scientific study of living things:
a degree in biology
2 the scientific laws that control the life of a particular type of animal, plant etc:
the biology of bacteria
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