BIOLOGY TERMS

Biology terms are phrases commonly used in the study of living organisms. Understanding biology terms is vital to anyone interested in learning about or studying biology. Biology terms cover all biological fields, including genetics and conservation.
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Microbiology

Microbiology, the branch of biology concerned with microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, protozoans, and certain algae and fungi.

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    Test Your Knowledge: Scientific Name or Gibberish?

    Most of us think of scientific names as the nonsense we scan right over when reading textbooks. But you're missing out on a world of fun if you're ignoring italics. Take this quiz to discover some truly entertaining scientific names. See more »

  • Microbiology

    Microbiology

    Microbiology, the branch of biology concerned with microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, protozoans, and certain algae and fungi. See more »

  • Microorganism

    Microorganism

    Microorganism, or Microbe, an organism so small that it cannot be seen without the aid of a microscope. See more »

  • Spore

    Spore

    Spore, a tiny reproductive body that is typically unicellular. Spores are usually produced asexually. See more »

  • Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, a private institution for research and education in natural history. See more »

  • Adaptation

    Adaptation

    Adaptation, in biology, the process by which a living thing becomes better suited to its environment. See more »

  • Age

    Age

    Age, a term for (1) periods of time, as in human history or the history of the earth, and (2) the length of time an organism has lived or normally lives, or the length of time an object or material has existed. See more »

  • Albumin

    Albumin

    Albumin, a simple protein found in most animals and in some plants. Albumins dissolve in water and dilute salt solutions and coagulate (curdle or clot) in the presence of heat. See more »

  • Amino acid

    Amino acid

    Amino Acids, chemical compounds produced by living organisms. Many amino acids are the structural units of proteins. See more »

  • Arctic Institute of North America

    Arctic Institute of North America

    Arctic Institute of North America, an organization that promotes scientific exploration and research in the polar areas. See more »

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