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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BIOLOGY

They know everything about biology, but almost nothing about life.

Why this should be so is one of the most profound problems of biology.

His progress, and the progress of thousands of other researchers in biology, must have been watched.

What are the results in the individual which biology should aim to bring to every student?

There is no department of learning so well capable of doing this thing as biology.

This may be one of the most humanizing of all the possible courses in biology.

What are the general adaptive contributions of biology to human nature?

If a future lawyer neglects his chemistry and biology, it is of little moment.

There is not one biology of the medical school, another of the biological laboratory.

It is thus in Geology; it is thus in Biology; it is thus in Philology.

WORD ORIGIN

1819, from Greek bios "life" (see bio-) + -logy. Suggested 1802 by German naturalist Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus (1776-1837), and introduced as a scientific term that year in French by Lamarck.

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anatomy

nounstudy of animal, plant structure
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