exobiology


exo·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌek-sō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of EXOBIOLOGY

:  a branch of biology concerned with the search for life outside the earth and with the effects of extraterrestrial environments on living organisms
exo·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
exo·bi·ol·o·gist \-bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of EXOBIOLOGY

1960

exo·bi·ol·o·gy

noun \-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural exo·bi·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of EXOBIOLOGY

: a branch of biology concerned with the search for life outside the earth and with the effects of extraterrestrial environments on living organisms—called also astrobiology
exo·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

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