Biology
Biology Bi*ol"o*gy, n. [Gr. bi`os life + -logy: cf. F. biologie.] The science of life; that branch of knowledge which treats of living matter as distinct from matter which is not living; the study of living tissue. It has to do with the origin, structure, development, function, and distribution of animals and plants. [1913 Webster] ||

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