Share this entry
astrobiology Syllabification: as·tro·bi·o·lo·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌastrōbīˈäləjē/

Definition of astrobiology in English:


The branch of biology concerned with the study of life on earth and in space.
Example sentences
  • A lot of the chemists and geologists and biologists working in astrobiology are fixated on the details, because the history of life and the Earth is really just a catalogue of historical accidents.
  • My work, in part, deals with astrobiology from an astronomer's viewpoint.
  • As a PhD student studying astrobiology in Australia, I was pleased to see you identify the Moon as one of God's better ideas.
Definition of astrobiology in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources