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 (bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also bi·o·log·ic (-lŏj′ĭk)
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.
A biologic.

bi′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or


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
(Pharmacology) (usually plural) a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
ˌbioˈlogically adv


(ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also bi`o•log′ic,

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.
4. a medical product that is derived from biological sources.
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"
thuộc sinh vật học


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


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


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


[ˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjbiologico/a


(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.


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


, biological
a. biológico-a, rel. a la biología;
___ assayanálisis ___;
___ controlcontrol ___;
___ evolutionevolución ___;
___ half-lifesemivida ___;
___ immunotherapyinmunoterapia ___;
___ indicatorindicador ___;
___ psychiatrysiquiatría ___;
___ warfareguerra ___.
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Descriptions of the sarin attack in Tokyo in 1995 and the anthrax attacks in the United States in 2001 illustrate lessons from governments' recent experiences with chemical and biological terrorism.
At home, Congress has already beaten trade chiefs in the rush to protect biological wealth.
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