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Antibiotic

(n) a medicine used to save lives because it destroys harmul bacteria and cures infections

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Autobiography

(n) a piece of writing written by a person about his or her life

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Biography

(n) a piece of writing about a person's life written by someone else

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Biologist

(n) a person who studies living things

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Biology

(n) the study of living things

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Biopsy

(n) the removal of living tissue from the body for a diagnostic examination

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Biosphere

(n) the zone of planet Earth where there is life (between the deep crust and the lower atmosphere)

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Macrobiotic diet

(n) a diet thought to help people live longer because it focuses on natural foods

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Nuerobiology

(n) the study of the nervous system of living things and how it helps the livings things earn and react

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Symbiosis

(n) how two different living organisms live together and depend on each other