sociobiologist


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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.
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Noun1.sociobiologist - a biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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