biosocial

adjective

bio·​so·​cial ˌbī-ō-ˈsō-shəl How to pronounce biosocial (audio)
: of, relating to, or concerned with the interaction of the biological aspects and social relationships of living organisms
biosocial science
biosocially
ˌbī-ō-ˈsōsh-lē How to pronounce biosocial (audio)
-ˈsō-shə-
adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An essential step in this direction involves broadening our understanding of the structural factors and biosocial reality — how biology is always inseparable from social and political forces — at play in U.S. public health and public trust. Eric Reinhart, STAT, 5 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biosocial was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Biosocial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biosocial. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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