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See also: biologija and bioloģijā


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A modern coinage, with components derived from Ancient Greek βίος (bíos, life) and -λογία (-logía, branch of study), with variants that arose in various European languages around 1800. It was borrowed into Latvian and adapted (e.g. +‎ -ija).


bioloģija f (4th declension)

  1. biology (science, or complex of sciences, that studies living organisms, their bodies, development, ways of life, and classification)
    molekulārā bioloģijamolecular biology
    bioloģijas fakultātefaculty of biology
    bioloģijas zinātņu kandidāts, doktorsdoctoral candidate, doctor in the biological sciences
  2. biology (the development and way of life of a living organism or a group of living organisms)
    zivju bioloģijafish biology


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