Sunday, August 22, 2010


Science (L, Sclentia or scire = knowledge or to know is the systemic and organized knowledge based on facts, observations and experiments. Biology is a science of living beings. The terrn Biology (Gk. Bios = life. logos= study ) was given b-v- Lemarck (France) and Treviranus (Cermany) in lg02 :rdependently. Biology has two broad branches: botanv (Gk. botane = herb or ^,Lskein == grazing) and zoology (Ck. Zoion - animal . logos = study).

 Source of Biological terms
Most of the words in biology have been derived from Greek and Latin languages. Hence prefix and suffix of Latin or Creek rvord gave several ternrs in biology.

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