nonbiological


nonbiological

adjective

  1. pertaining to biology.
  2. of or relating to the products and operations of applied biology: a biological test.

noun

  1. Pharmacology. any substance, as a serum or vaccine, derived from animal products or other biological sources and used to treat or prevent disease.

adjective

  1. not related by birthnonbiological mother
  2. (of a detergent) not containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
  3. not of or relating to biology

adjective

  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

noun

  1. (usually plural) a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism

adj.1840, from biology + -ical. Biological clock attested from 1955; not especially of human reproductive urges until c.1991. Related: Biologically. adj.

  1. Of, relating to, caused by, or affecting life or living organisms.
  2. Having to do with biology.
  3. Related by blood, as in a child’s biological parents.

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