bioscience


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bi·o·sci·ence

 (bī′ō-sī′əns)
bi′o·sci′en·tif′ic (-sī′ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
bi′o·sci′en·tist n.

bioscience

(ˈbaɪəʊˌsaɪəns)
n
1. (Biology) another name for a life science
2. (Biology) the life sciences collectively
ˌbioscienˈtific adj
ˌbioˈscientist n

bi•o•sci•ence

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌsaɪ əns)

n.
any science that deals with the biological aspects of living organisms.
[1960–65]
bi`o•sci`en•tif′ic (-ənˈtɪf ɪk) adj.
bi`o•sci′en•tist, n.

bioscience

any of the sciences that deal with living organisms.
See also: Biology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bioscience - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organismsbioscience - 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
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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
Translations

bioscience

n. biociencia, cualquiera de las ciencias naturales relacionadas con el estudio de la conducta y la estructura de organismos vivos.
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