bioscience

Definitions of bioscience
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n any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms

Synonyms:
life science
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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
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
macrobiotics
the theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains)
medical specialty, medicine
the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
phrenology
a now abandoned study of the shape of skull as indicative of the strengths of different faculties
pathology
the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
radiology
the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation
serology
the branch of medical science that deals with serums; especially with blood serums and disease
surgery
the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
orthopaedics, orthopedics
the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints
biogeography
dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants
botany, phytology
the branch of biology that studies plants
cryobiology
the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms
cytology
the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
bionomics, ecology, environmental science
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
embryology
the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
astrobiology, exobiology, space biology
the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
forestry
the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber
genetic science, genetics
the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
microbiology
the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
molecular biology
the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)
morphology
the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
neurobiology
the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system
palaeobiology, paleobiology
a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
neurology
the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
physiology
the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
radiobiology
the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms
sociobiology
the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history
zoological science, zoology
the branch of biology that studies animals
Type of:
natural science
the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena

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