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biological

(archaic), biologic
1. of or relating to biology
2. (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
3. a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
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biological

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to life or living organisms.
(immunology)
A biological product used to induce immunity to various infectious diseases or noxious substances of biological origin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Information Retrieval, Biological modeling, Genetics application, Mathematical model, Simulation Keywords: Information retrieval, Biological environment, Biological model, Genetic algorithms
"The ideal social and biological environment for children to develop is with the married biological parents."
It would also fund training programs to teach firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians how to respond and operate in a chemical or biological environment.
Michael Rothschild, an economist, points out in his book Bionomics: The Economy as Ecosystem, that there are strong similarities between the development of a capitalistic economy and a biological environment. He says that in order to comprehend a capitalistic society, we need to understand the key phenomena that exist in the biological environment.
This involves treatment of surfaces that are in direct contact with the biological environment. In order to understand how specific surface treatments affect titanium films for enhanced biocompatibility, oxidized films of titanium were characterized as a function of surface treatments.
Conceived by Japanese and mainland astronomers ignorant of Mauna Kea's sensitive cultural and biological environment, this project was so excessive that it embarrassed even astronomy enthusiasts like me.
Bradley and his colleagues also found that some of the magnetite crystals contain structural defects that are not known to be produced in a biological environment. One of them, a spiral defect, typically occurs when atoms crystallize from a high-temperature vapor.
One way to understand what has happened to Earth's biological diversity is to look at Madagascar, a developing country, which is probably the richest biological environment on the planet.
Like Vice-President Al Gore in his excellent Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit (Houghton Mifflin, 1992), Wilson calls for citizen and government action to halt the rapidly accelerating destruction of our global biological environment. We ignore their warnings at our peril.
Scientific data on the physical and biological environment will also be collected, to see how environmental factors affect the distribution of dolphins in the sea.
Basic institutions of the CIS, training in mine clearance, military metrology, mutual informing about the changes of radiation, chemical and biological environment, etc.

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