biological

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biological

adjective

: of or relating to biology or to life and living things

: related through birth

Full Definition of BIOLOGICAL

1
:  of or relating to biology or to life and living processes
2
:  used in or produced by applied biology
3
:  connected by direct genetic relationship rather than by adoption or marriage <her biological father>
bi·o·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of BIOLOGICAL

biological also biologic

Examples of BIOLOGICAL

  1. <the rights of the biological father in this case>

First Known Use of BIOLOGICAL

1847

Related to BIOLOGICAL

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

biological

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOLOGICAL

1
: of or relating to biology or to life and living processes
2
: used in or produced by applied biology
3
: related by direct genetic relationship rather than by adoption or marriage <an adoptee who searched for years for her biological parents>
bi·o·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of BIOLOGICAL

biological also biologic

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