life science

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

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

life scientist

noun

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First Known Use of life science

1941


LIFE SCIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

life science

noun

Definition of life science for English Language Learners

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


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life science

noun

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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