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bi′o·sci′en·tif′ic (-sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
1. (Biology) another name for a life science
2. (Biology) the life sciences collectively
bi•o•sci•ence(ˈbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ əns)
any science that deals with the biological aspects of living organisms.
bi`o•sci`en•tif′ic (-ənˈtɪf ɪk) adj.
any of the sciences that deal with living organisms.See also: Biology
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|Noun||1.||bioscience - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms|
natural science - the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena
biomedical science - the application of the principles of the natural sciences to medicine
biometrics, biometry, biostatistics - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
craniology - the scientific study of the skulls of various human races
dermatoglyphics - the study of the whorls and loops and arches in the fingertips and on the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet; "some criminologists specialize in dermatoglyphics"
dietetics - the scientific study of food preparation and intake
eugenics - the study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating)
cacogenics, dysgenics - the study of the operation of factors causing degeneration in the type of offspring produced
euthenics - the study of methods of improving human well-being and efficient functioning by improving environmental conditions
medical science - the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease
n. biociencia, cualquiera de las ciencias naturales relacionadas con el estudio de la conducta y la estructura de organismos vivos.