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Synonyms for biology

the science that studies living organisms

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characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms

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all the plant and animal life of a particular region

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As a biological phenomenon, death can be applied directly only to biological entities, such as human organisms.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three years ago Mark Kay, MD, PhD, published the first results showing that a biological phenomenon called RNA interference could be an effective gene therapy technique.
Modelling involves using a mathematical model to represent a reality-a biological phenomenon in the specific case of Biomedicine.
Our research may explain how this unique biological phenomenon happens" said Professor John Peever of the University of Toronto.
Apoptosis: a basic biological phenomenon with wide range applications in tissue kinetics.
In Evolution and Literary Theory (1995), Joseph Carroll, an English professor at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, argues that "knowledge is a biological phenomenon, that literature is a form of knowledge, and that literature is thus itself a biological phenomenon.
An effort to preserve a unique biological phenomenon on the Mendocino Coast is about to begin with the restoration of one of two so-called Pygmy Forests - groves of naturally occurring bonsai trees.
The effect of reading the book through is to drive home the proposition that however real epidemic disease may be as a biological phenomenon, when humans are affected what happens is so thickly entangled in semiotics as to alter and deflect the merely biological phenomenon.
Three years ago Mark Kay, MD, PhD, published the first results showing that a hot new biological phenomenon called RNA interference was an effective gene-therapy technique in mice.
This requires reduced in vitro systems that are sufficiently complex to reproduce the subtleties of the in vivo biological phenomenon, but sufficiently controllable to test how quantitative changes in a particular property affects function.