HyperDic: biologist

English > 1 sense of the word biologist:
NOUNperson biologist, life scientist(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
biologist > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > biologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms.
Synonymlife scientist
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
InstancesBeadle, George Beadle, George Wells BeadleUnited States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics / characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
Carrel, Alexis CarrelFrench surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
Carson, Rachel Carson, Rachel Louise CarsonUnited States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
Delbruck, Max DelbruckUnited States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich HaeckelGerman biologist and philosopher
Huxley, Thomas Huxley, Thomas Henry HuxleyEnglish biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
Kendrew, Sir John Cowdery KendrewEnglish biologist noted for studies / studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
Morgan, Thomas Hunt MorganUnited States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
Pasteur, Louis PasteurFrench chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
NarrowerbacteriologistA biologist who studies bacteria
botanist, phytologist, plant scientistA biologist specializing in the study of plants
cytologistA biologist who studies the structure and function of cells
ecologistA biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment
geneticistA biologist who specializes in genetics
microbiologistA specialist in microbiology
molecular biologistA biologist who studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life
naturalist, natural scientistA biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
neurobiologistA specialist in neurobiology
physiologistA biologist specializing in physiology
radiobiologistA biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms
sociobiologistA biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior
taxonomist, taxonomer, systematistA biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
vivisectionistA biologist who cuts open live animals for research
zoologist, animal scientistA specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
BroaderscientistA person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Spanishbióloga, biólogo
Nounsbiologythe science that studies living organisms
biologycharacteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms

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