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French Biology Vocabulary

French Biology Vocabulary

Lexique de la biologie

On this page you will find an introductory list of French biology (la biologie) vocabulary words. Biology as an area of study is extremely broad and this list touches upon some of its main themes: cells (la cellule), evolution (l’évolution) and genetics (la génétique).

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Vocabulary list

  • la biologie biology
  • l’espèce species
  • la biologie moléculaire molecular biology
  • l’évolution evolution
  • l’être vivant living being
  • la théorie de l’évolution theory of evolution
  • les formes de vie life forms
  • le carbone carbon
  • l’anatomie anatomy
  • le milieu naturel natural environment
  • la théorie cellulaire cell theory
  • le chromosome chromosome
  • la cellule cell
  • l’organisme organism
  • la physiologie physiology
  • la sélection naturelle natural selection
  • la vie life
  • L’Origine des espèces Origin of Species
  • la sélection artificielle artificial selection
  • l’ADN DNA
  • les organismes vivants living organisms
  • les organismes unicellulaires one-celled organism
  • la génétique genetics
  • les plantes plants
  • le gène gene
  • la biochimie biochemistry
  • l’écosystème ecosystem
  • l’hérédité heredity
  • le biologiste biologist
  • le génome genome
  • la biodiversité biodiversity
  • la reproduction reproduction
  • la taxinomie taxonomy
  • l’évolution humaine human evolution
  • la photosynthèse photosynthesis
  • le micro-organisme microoganisms
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