Biologic
Biologic Bi`o*log"ic, Biological Bi`o*log"ic*al, a. 1. Of or relating to biology. -- {Bi`o*log"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

2. related by blood; -- of parents and children; -- contrasted with {adoptive}, {adopted}, or {foster}; as, Mary was adopted directly from the maternity hospital and never met her biological mother.

Syn: biologic. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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