sociobiology

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so·ci·o·bi·ol·o·gy

 (sō′sē-ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē, -shē-)
n.
The study of the biological determinants of social behavior, based on the theory that such behavior is often genetically transmitted and subject to evolutionary processes.

so′ci·o·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
so′ci·o·bi·ol′o·gist n.

sociobiology

(ˌsəʊsɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the study of social behaviour in animals and humans, esp in relation to its survival value and evolutionary origins
ˌsociobiˈologist n

so•ci•o•bi•ol•o•gy

(ˌsoʊ si oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌsoʊ ʃi-)

n.
the study of the biological, and esp. genetic and evolutionary, basis of social behavior in animals and humans.
[1945–50]
so`ci•o•bi`o•log′i•cal (-ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
so`ci•o•bi`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
so`ci•o•bi•ol′o•gist, n.

sociobiology

1. The study of the biological basis for human behavior.
2. The scientific study of the effects of biological factors on human behavior and the evolution of societies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sociobiology - the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
Translations
Soziobiologie

sociobiology

[ˌsəʊsɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ] Nsociobiología f

sociobiology

n. sociobiología, ciencia que estudia los factores genéticos como determinantes de la conducta.
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