Meaning of bio- in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbʌɪəʊ/

Translate bio- into Spanish

  • 1Relating to life.

    • ‘biosynthesis’
    1. 1.1Biological; relating to biology.
      • ‘biohazard’
    2. 1.2Of living beings.
      • ‘biogenesis’
    3. 1.3Relating to or involving the use of toxic biological or biochemical substances as weapons of war.
      • ‘bioterrorism’


From Greek bios ‘(course of) human life’. The sense is extended in modern scientific usage to mean ‘organic life’.