exobiology

noun
exo·bi·ol·o·gy | \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

Other Words from exobiology

exobiological \ˌek-sō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
exobiologist \ˌek-sō-bī-ˈä-lə-jist \ noun

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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exobiology

noun
exo·bi·ol·o·gy | \-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē \
plural exobiologies

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

Other Words from exobiology

exobiological \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl \ adjective

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