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BIOLOGIST [1 record]

Record 1 2018-08-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Occupation Names (General)
  • Biological Sciences
DEF

A specialist who studies living organisms, including their function, structure, origin, growth, evolution, and distribution.

OBS

Is There a Difference Between a Biologist and a Biological Scientist? There is one difference but it is very subtle that some say there is no difference at all. A biologist tends to study ecology, zoology and plant sciences such as botany - the "arts" end of science. Biological science will tend to study the less practical and more "hard science" based ends such as microbiology, genetics and biochemistry.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Désignations des emplois (Généralités)
  • Sciences biologiques
DEF

Spécialiste qui étudie les êtres vivants, leur structure, leur fonctionnement et leur rapport avec le milieu.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Nombramiento de cargos (Generalidades)
  • Ciencias biológicas
DEF

Especialista en el estudio científico de los seres vivos considerando su estructura, funcionamiento, evolución, distribución y relaciones.

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