• WordNet 3.6
    • n biologist (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Grey's Anatomy (the medical book most every doctor, nurse, biologist, etc. is trained on in most every university) was compiled using detailed pictures of dead Jews that Hitler and the 3rd Reich experimented on, most of which where dissected while still alive. Although the medical community knows this fact, they continue using the book due to its detail and real-life pictures.
    • n Biologist A student of biology; one versed in the science of biology.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n biologist One skilled in, or a student of, biology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Biologist one who studies biology
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. bios, life, logos, a discourse.


In literature:

President of the Association of Economic Biologists.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
BAER, KARL ERNST VON (1792-1876), German biologist, was born at Piep, in Esthonia, on the 29th of February 1792.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
The idea has been fruitful and is generally accepted by most biologists today.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
No one asserted this more strongly than Haeckel, the German biologist.
"God and the World" by Arthur W. Robinson
A study of browsing pressure was initiated in 1952 by Regional Biologist C.M.
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
By the consent of all biologists, the disproof of the possibility of "spontaneous generation" is as strong as ever.
"1931: A Glance at the Twentieth Century" by Henry Hartshorne
To a great biologist all is movement, and movement is the material of his study.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
The same could be said of the liking for plant or animal life that appears in the "born biologist".
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
The biologist knows that this is true.
"The Social Direction of Evolution" by William E. Kellicott
The biologist straightened up.
"Student Body" by Floyd L. Wallace

In news:

TWRA biologist fields commission's questions on Enterprise South Nature Park hunts.
According to the Chronicle, marine biologists have seen an alarming rise in what they're calling "porpicide": dolphins brutally killing porpoises , presumably to defend territory.
Biologists call the first group placental mammals and the second group marsupial mammals.
Ken Kehmeier, a biologist with Parks and Wildlife, holds sediment blackened with ash at the bottom of the Cache La Poudre River on July 11, 2012.
Lesser Prairie Chicken s like this rooster, front, and hen are decreasing in numbers across the Midwest, said Grant Beauprez, a biologist with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
Rachel Carson, field biologist, at work.
But for most of the theory's existence since 1859, even biologists have ignored or vigorously opposed it, in whole or in part.
Biologists analyzed sound patterns in movies of war, horror, action and old-fashioned drama in a study to be published in Biology Letters.
Cell biologists are exploring and exploiting protein-folding pathways as a source of drug targets for diseases involving disruption of protein homeostatis, or proteostasis.
Carson was a marine biologist, an environmentalist and a writer.
Achel Carson, the biologist and writer on nature and science, whose book "Silent Spring" touched off a major controversy on the effects of pesticides, died yesterday in her home in Silver Spring, Md.
State Fishery Biologist Aaron Bosworth said Beaver Lake is best fished by small boat, although anglers also can find some success in fishing from shore.
Filling out a survey card or calling the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will help biologists gain information about red snapper and other reef fish.
LEUCISM is the name biologists have given to the unusual condition for bird's plumage being white or mostly white.
I n 1972, Brazilian biologist Francisco Varela introduced the concept of "autopoiesis," which explains the process by which cells regenerate and replace themselves.

In science:

Introductory science and mathematics education for 21st-century biologists.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
Bio2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
The other items were considered separately. Tab. A.2 gives an overview of the results for all participants separately for biologists and statisticians. Tab. A.3 gives the results of the follow-up questionnaire.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
Tab. A.2: Detailed results from questionnaires before (pre) and after (post) the workshop in the groups of biologists and statisticians. The table shows mean values and standard deviations (SD) separately for n = 17 biologists and n = 18 statisticians.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
Effect size, confidence interval and statistical significance: A practical guide for biologists.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals