biologic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj biologic pertaining to biology or to life and living things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During World War II Canadian scientists secretly developed biological weapons which were later taken over by the USA. Anthrax was one.
    • Biologic Of or relating to biology.
    • Biologic 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Hydroxyzine (a prescription drug) is the longest containing "x-y-z" in exact order. Next in line line is xyzzors, a scientific name for a nematode worm in biology.
    • biologic Same as biological.
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Quotations

  • Deepak Chopra
    Deepak%20Chopra
    “You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.”
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    “Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.”
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G.%20Wells
    “Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.”
  • James Baldwin
    James%20Baldwin
    “If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.”
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred%20A.%20Allen
    “Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you.”
  • Rachel Carson
    Rachel Carson
    “The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.”

Usage

In literature:

On the second floor are laboratories, for the teaching of chemistry, physics, physiology, and biology.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
This is no attempt to reduce Religion to a question of mathematics, or demonstrate God in biological formulae.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
It was all the biology, without doubt.
"Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes" by Various
She said she'd taken biology at college, and she'd try to solve the problem of the dinies.
"Attention Saint Patrick" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
DARBISHIRE, A. D. An Introduction to a Biology.
"The Samuel Butler Collection at Saint John's College Cambridge" by Henry Festing Jones
You treat her as if she were a rabbit dedicated to the use of a biologic laboratory.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
Dickens as a biolog.+ Charles Dickens was a biolog.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The three principal works on biology which are extant are: "The History of Animals;" "On the Parts of Animals;" "On the Generation of Animals.
"Fathers of Biology" by Charles McRae
SOME GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY.
"The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction" by Winfield S. Hall
Those biological studies which seek to probe the secrets of nature have also recognized love as the key of life.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
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In poetry:

It hurts my pride that I should be
The issue of a night of lust;
Yet even Bishops, you'll agree,
Obey the biologic 'must';
Though no doubt with more dignity
Than we of layman dust.
"Procreation" by Robert W Service

In news:

An important factor in the development of the field of ecology , scientists say, was Dr Slobodkin's move in 1968 from Michigan to Stony Brook, where he founded its department of ecology and evolutionary biology.
) founded sociobiology, the controversial branch of evolutionary biology, and won the Pulitzer Prize twice.
Operation Whitecoat technicians work at the stainless steel sphere used for biological warfare experiments at Fort Detrick, Md.
Advances in reproductive technology have enabled doctors and prospective parents to explore many new methods of conception NOVA examines infertility treatments that push the limits of biology.
In 2008, when British scientists first announced they had created embryos using the method, news headlines trumpeted the idea of a child having three parents - two biological mothers and a father.
Some parents in Louisiana are now wondering if they are in fact biologically related to their children, after a fertility clinic held embryos which were not properly labeled.
Manufactures vaccines against biological agents and diseas.
Emergent Biosolutions ( EBS ) manufactures vaccines against biological agents and disease.
A new study calls into question the view that premenstrual syndrome is an emotional disorder , suggesting instead that its cause is biological.
That's the finding of a study reported in the current issue of the journal Biological Psychology,according to The National Science Foundation.
In living systems, complex nano- and microscale structures perform a host of physical and biological functions.
" Estuaries globally are the most diverse and most significant biological resources on the planet," said Phil Shephard, of Great Land Trust.
Imagine walking the halls of your middle school as a 13-year-old eighth grader one day, and the next day sitting next to an 18-year-old as a college freshman in Biology 101.
She attended Shepherd University, where she graduated with a BS in Biology.
"I didn't really like Obama," says the undergrad majoring in biology.
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In science:

Its main drawback comes from a strictly biological perspective: with very few exceptions, such as some human fishing practices, it is doubtful that any significant proportion of the deaths in real populations come from random causes.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
It is very often considered directly in the biological sense as a real measure of the capacity of the environment.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
In fact, in simulations of the case of the genes chronologically switched on, with the Verhulst factor killing at each time step, the size of a population living in a given environment depends on the length of the genome, which has no biological justification.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
Proceedings of the International conference: ”Energy and informational transfer in biological systems: How physics could enrich biological understanding”. F.
Hierarchic Models of Turbulence, Superfluidity and Superconductivity
Birnir B., Global Attractors and Basic Turbulence, in Nonlinear Coherent Structures in Physics and Biology, Editors K. H.
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
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