bio-, bi-, -bia, -bial, -bian, -bion, -biont, -bius, -biosis, -bium, -biotic, -biotical
(Greek: life; living, live, alive)
Don’t confuse this element with another bi- which means "two".
The most important things in life are not things.
2. The study of the fauna of caves.
3. The study of organisms that live in caves.
2. The realm or sphere or life in which the total biological process takes place.
The earth's surface and the top layer of the hydrosphere (water layer) have the greatest density of living organisms.
The geosphere, or nonliving world, is made up of the lithosphere (solid earth or stone), hydrosphere, and atmosphere.3. In Arizona, USA, an enclosed, supposedly self-contained experimental eco-system designed to provide environmental insights.
The initial two-year test, started in 1991, was called "Biosphere 1"; the second one was called "Biosphere 2", and was started in 1994.
2. The study of the structure of organisms in relation to their functions, as opposed to biodynamics.
2. A part of biometrics which is involved with demography: While in college, Ted took a course in biostatistics dealing specifically with vital statistics, or the data relating to marriages, deaths, births, health, and diseases of people.