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bioscience

Syllabification: bi·o·sci·ence
Pronunciation: /ˈbīōˌsīəns
 
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Definition of bioscience in English:

noun

Any of the life sciences.
Example sentences
  • It is has changed in the 21st century with genetic engineering and the biosciences shift to human cloning.
  • The university is set to invest a further €16 million in a new biosciences and electronic engineering facility.
  • Engineering and medicine apart, the biosciences are throwing up lots of cushy jobs.

Derivatives

bioscientist

1
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈsīəntist/
noun
Example sentences
  • Our figures include foreign as well as domestic citations, because 40 percent of all paper citations in U.S. agricultural biotech patents now cite papers written by foreign bioscientists.
  • It is interesting to recall that bioscientists unlike those involved in the Manhattan Project, seem to have been sensitized to the need for keeping in sight the ethical consequences of their research.
  • From the portrayal of bioscientists by the media, the public is given the impression that critics of GM constitute a tiny minority among the research community.

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