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bi•o



Pronunciation: (bī'ō), [key]
n., pl. bi•os,
adj.
Informal.

n.
1. biography.
2. biology.

adj.
1. biographical.
2. biological: a bio control service using praying mantises to reduce the population of garden pests.

bio-




a combining form meaning “life” occurring in loanwords from Greek (biography); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (bioluminescence). Also, esp. before a vowel,bi-.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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