life science

noun

Definition of life science

: a branch of science (such as biology, medicine, and sometimes anthropology or sociology) that deals with living organisms and life processes usually used in plural

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Examples of life science in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her stories about life science technologies have also appeared in Nature magazine. Esther Landhuis, Scientific American, 12 Nov. 2021 The Kenmore Square and the Fenway area are quickly emerging as one of several new life science hubs cropping up around Greater Boston. BostonGlobe.com, 3 Nov. 2021 Sizzling science has driven investment in life science companies and venture funds. Harris Kaplan, Forbes, 28 Oct. 2021 Raman Sehgal is the founder of ramarketing, an international agency helping firms raise profile & generate leads in the life science sector. Raman Sehgal, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 Many of these firms are in the life science sector and remain years away from having a drug ready to seek regulatory approval. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Oct. 2021 Bradrick was also an investment banker to the life science industry for 10 years at Piper Jaffray, Credit Suisse and Chase Securities. Sheryl Estrada, Fortune, 20 Oct. 2021 Her stories about life science technologies have also appeared in Nature magazine. Esther Landhuis, Scientific American, 18 Oct. 2021 The area, roughly from the Summer Street Bridge to the Broadway Red Line station, has become a hotbed of life science and office development in recent years, with several large projects in the works. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of life science

1941, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of life science was in 1941

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25 Nov 2021

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“Life science.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life%20science. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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life science

noun

English Language Learners Definition of life science

: an area of science that deals with living things and life processes

life science

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Medical Definition of life science

: a branch of science (as biology and medicine) that deals with living organisms and life processes usually used in plural

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