Introduction to Biology

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Introduction to Biology

        Introduction to Biology

Introduction to Biology

  • Biology is the branch related to living organisms.
  • The Biology has been derived from two words-
      • Bios  –   life
      • Logos – Study of
  • Hence the word biology means the study related to life.
  • In this the structure, function, growth, evolution and life processes are concerned.
  • Father of Biology is “Aristotle”.
  • The term Biology was coined by “Lamarck & Treviranus”
  • The Biology is Subdivided into two branches- Botany & Zoology.

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Botany

  • It is the branch of biology related to “Study of Plants”.
  • In this we study about the Plant Biology i.e Flora
  • Father of Botany is “Theophrastus”.

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Zoology

  • It is the branch of biology related to “Study of Animals”.
  • In this we study about Animal Biology i.e Fauna
  • Father of Zoology is also “Aristotle”.

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