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Related to biological: biological clock, Biological anthropology, Biological factors, Biological psychology, Biological species concept

bi·o·log·i·cal

 (bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also bi·o·log·ic (-lŏj′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, caused by, or affecting life or living organisms: biological processes such as growth and digestion.
2. Having to do with biology.
3. Related by genetic lineage: the child's biological parents; his biological sister.
4. Being male or female by having the chromosomes for that sex: a biological female.
5. Of or relating to biological weapons: biological warfare.
n.
A biologic.

bi′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

biological

(ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

biologic

adj
1. (Biology) of or relating to biology
2. (Biochemistry) (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
n
(Pharmacology) (usually plural) a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
ˌbioˈlogically adv

bi•o•log•i•cal

(ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also bi`o•log′ic,



adj.
1. pertaining to biology.
2. of or pertaining to the products and operations of applied biology: a biological test.
3. related by blood rather than by adoption: biological father.
n.
4. a medical product that is derived from biological sources.
[1855–60]
bi`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biological - pertaining to biology or to life and living thingsbiological - pertaining to biology or to life and living things
2.biological - of parents and childrenbiological - of parents and children; related by blood; "biological child"
adoptive - of parents and children; related by adoption; "adoptive parents"
Translations
biologický
biologisk
biologinen
biološki
biológiai
líffræîilegur
生物学の
생물학의
biologicznybiologyczny
biološki
biologisk
ทางชีววิทยา
thuộc sinh vật học

biological

[ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl]
A. ADJbiológico
B. CPD biological clock Nreloj m biológico, reloj m interno
biological diversity N = biodiversity biological soap powder Ndetergente m biológico
biological warfare Nguerra f biológica
biological weapons NPLarmas fpl biológicas

biological

[ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj
[response, research] → biologique
school of biological sciences → faculté de biologie
[washing powder] → aux enzymesbiological clock nhorloge f biologiquebiological diversity ndiversité f biologique

biological

adjbiologisch; biological detergentBiowaschmittel nt; biological diversityArtenvielfalt f; biological wasteBioabfall m; biological weaponsbiologische Waffen pl

biological

[ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjbiologico/a

biology

(baiˈolədʒi) noun
the science of living things. human biology; (also adjective) a biology lesson.
bioˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
bioˈlogically (-ˈlo-) adverb
biˈologist noun
biological warfare
the use of germs as a weapon.

biological

بَيُولُوجِيّ biologický biologisk biologisch βιολογικός biológico biologinen biologique biološki biologico 生物学の 생물학의 biologisch biologisk biologiczny biológico биологический biologisk ทางชีววิทยา biyolojik thuộc sinh vật học 生物学的

bi·o·log·ic

, biological
a. biológico-a, rel. a la biología;
___ assayanálisis ___;
___ controlcontrol ___;
___ evolutionevolución ___;
___ half-lifesemivida ___;
___ immunotherapyinmunoterapia ___;
___ indicatorindicador ___;
___ psychiatrysiquiatría ___;
___ warfareguerra ___.
References in classic literature ?
He was evidently satisfied with the frankness of my story, which I told in concise sentences enough, for I felt horribly weak; and when it was finished he reverted at once to the topic of Natural History and his own biological studies.
What, unless biological science is a mass of errors, is the cause of human intelligence and vigour?
Lydgate talked persistently when they were in his work-room, putting arguments for and against the probability of certain biological views; but he had none of those definite things to say or to show which give the waymarks of a patient uninterrupted pursuit, such as he used himself to insist on, saying that "there must be a systole and diastole in all inquiry," and that "a man's mind must be continually expanding and shrinking between the whole human horizon and the horizon of an object-glass.
Thanks to the school of scientific philosophers he favored, he knew the biological significance of love; but by a refined process of the same scientific reasoning he reached the conclusion that the human organism achieved its highest purpose in love, that love must not be questioned, but must be accepted as the highest guerdon of life.
As well might be explained any biological sport in the animal kingdom.
But it was all good and innocently youthful, and I learned one generalisation, biological rather than sociological, namely, that the "Colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady are sisters under their skins.
The biological and historical grounds for his insistence upon this principle are, of course, manifold.
Many of us do not believe in a world of the unconscious (a few of us even have grave doubts about the usefulness of the term consciousness), hence we try to explain censorship along ordinary biological lines.
It is among these frustrated impulses that I would find the biological basis of the unfulfilled wish.
Yes, here he's written almost a book on the natural conditions of the laborer in relation to the land," said Katavasov; "I'm not a specialist, but I, as a natural science man, was pleased at his not taking mankind as something outside biological laws; but, on the contrary, seeing his dependence on his surroundings, and in that dependence seeking the laws of his development.
said Metrov; "in his biological characteristics, so to speak, or in the condition in which he is placed?
Many such effects have been overlooked because researchers prematurely stopped probing for biological impacts as soon as they identified dosage levels of a poison that appear benign, says toxicologist Edward J.