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Introduction to Biology

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Definition of Biology

Biology is a word that is derived from two greek words bios and logos. Bios means life while logos means study or knowledge.

Biology is the branch of Science that deals with the study of living things.The aim of biology is to explain the living world in terms of scientific principles.

Living things interact with non living things in their physical environment,hence the study of biology has been expanded to include the study of non living things.Also included is the role of human beings in shaping the environment.

People who study biology are called biologists.

 
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