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bio- • comb. form 1. of or relating to life: biosynthesis. ∎  biological; relating to biology: biohazard. ∎  of living beings: biogenesis. 2. relating to or involving the use of toxic biological or biochemical substances as weapons of war: bioterrorism.

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1. From the Greek bios meaning ‘human life’, a prefix associating the word to which it is attached with living organisms or processes.

2. Prefix for allochems composed of bioclastic material. See FOLK LIMESTONE CLASSIFICATION.

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bio- comb. form of Gr. bios life (Cf. QUICK), as in biography XVII. — F. biographie or modL. biographia, medGr. biographia;
so biographer XVIII. biology XIX. — F. biologie — G.

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bio- From the Greek bios, meaning ‘human life’, a prefix associating the word to which it is attached with living organisms or processes.

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bio- combining form denoting life or living organisms.

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