Associations to the word «Biological»
BIOLOGICAL, adjective. Of or relating to biology.
BIOLOGICAL, adjective. Related by consanguinity, especially as to parents and children.
BIOLOGICAL CLOCK, noun. (biology) Any of several mechanisms that regulate the periodicity of biological functions.
BIOLOGICAL CLOCK, noun. The progression from puberty to menopause during which a woman can bear children.
BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS, noun. Plural of biological clock
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL, noun. Control of pests using natural predators, parasites, pathogens, or other organism(s) that harm the pest species
BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM, noun. The interpretation of humans and human life from a strictly biological point of view.
BIOLOGICAL DETERMINISM, noun. The hypothesis that biological factors such as an organism's genes (as opposed to social or environmental factors) determine psychological and behavioural traits.
BIOLOGICAL FATHER, noun. The man from whom one inherits half of one's DNA and from whom men inherit their Y chromosome.
BIOLOGICAL FATHERS, noun. Plural of biological father
BIOLOGICAL FUEL CELL, noun. (biology) Synonym of microbial fuel cell.
BIOLOGICAL FUEL CELLS, noun. Plural of biological fuel cell
BIOLOGICAL IMMORTALITY, noun. The phenomenon in which some organisms such as hydra or jellyfish do not age.
BIOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE, noun. (biology) The needs of living organisms required to perpetuate their existence and survival.
BIOLOGICAL MOTHER, noun. The woman from whom one inherits half of one's DNA and who is the source of one's mitochondrial DNA.
BIOLOGICAL MOTHERS, noun. Plural of biological mother
BIOLOGICAL OXYGEN DEMAND, noun. Biochemical oxygen demand
BIOLOGICAL PARENT, noun. A child's natural parent, either the male who supplied the sperm or the female who supplied the egg which interacted for the child's conception.
BIOLOGICAL PARENTS, noun. Plural of biological parent
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, noun. A type of psychologist who explores the application of the principles of biology to the study of mental processes and behaviors.
BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, noun. (psychology) The application of the principles of biology to the study of mental processes and behavior.
BIOLOGICAL PUMP, noun. (earth science) The collection of biological ocean processes that regulate the uptake, storage, and release of carbon.
BIOLOGICAL PUMPS, noun. Plural of biological pump
BIOLOGICAL WARFARE, noun. The use of any harmful organism (such as a bacterium or virus) as a weapon of war.
BIOLOGICAL WEAPON, noun. A biological pathogen or toxin designed or used for warfare.
BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS, noun. Plural of biological weapon
BIOLOGICAL, adjective. Pertaining to biology or to life and living things.
BIOLOGICAL, adjective. Of parents and children; related by blood; "biological child".
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