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biology.noun
of, relating.to, caused by or affecting life or living organisms; related by blood (the child's biological parents; his biological sister); the science of life that deals with the origin, history, physical characteristics, habits, etc. of plants and animals
biological.adjective
of or connected with biology
biologically.adverb
biologist.noun,.plural.biologists

biophysics.noun, used with a singular verb
the science that deals with the application of physics to biological processes and phenomena
biophysical.adjective
biophysically.adverb
biophysicist.noun,.plural.biophysicists

bioluminescence.noun
emission of visible light by living organisms such as the firefly and various fish, fungi, bacteria such as those that travel on the Anglerfish. To produce this light oxygen, a molecule called luciferin and luciferase is required. The oxygen and luciferin produce the light and luciferase, an enzyme slows the reaction produced by the other two down, so that all the molecules fire at once producing a flash! Luciferase is a mystery!

Marine biologist Jean-Francois Rees of the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium says that."...animals can't produce the molecules for bioluminescence by themselves. Its origin is a mystery. Somebody somewhere in the marine environment is making it, but nobody knows who."

The potency produced by the oxygen and the luciferin isn't necessary for light production and without the inhibitive luciferase, the chemical reaction would be used up far too quickly. All three components are necessary to produce this defensive mechanism. If they didn't exist simultaneously, deep sea life relying upon bioluminescence would have been quickly eradicated.

There is no plausible answer other than the Creator planned a system to ensure that they would be around for a long while.

Bioluminescence is common in deep sea animals.
bioluminescent.adjective

bitter, bitterish.adjective
marked by intensity or severity; acrid; being.relentlessly.determined; vehement; exhibiting.intense.animosity (a bitter person; bitter enemies); harshly.reproachful; marked by cynicism and rancor; intensely.unpleasant
bitterness.noun
bitterly.adverb

bit.noun,.plural.bits
a small portion, degree or amount (a bit of dirt on the pants); a brief amount of time; a moment (wait a bit and she'll show up)
Computers:.a single character of a language such as English where say, the letter 'a' would be comprised of 8 bits, which then would be called a byte; a unit of information.storage.capacity, as of memory

byte.noun,.plural.bytes
the amount of computer memory needed to store one character of a specified size such as one of these characters, a,b,c,1,2,3 etc., usually 8 bits.comprise one byte for a microcomputer and 16 bits for a larger computer, one with a higher capacity and speed

bit.noun,.plural.bits
a pointed and threaded tool for drilling and boring that is secured in a brace, a drill press; the part of a key that enters the lock and engages the bolt and tumblers; the metal mouthpiece of a bridle, serving to control, curb and direct an animal
bit, bitted, bitting, bits.transitive verbs
to place a bit in the mouth of a horse, for example

bite, bit, bitten, biting, bites.verbs
transitive verb senses or use.to cut, grip or tear with or as if with the teeth; to gnaw; to pierce the skin of with the teeth, fangs or mouthparts (bees don't bite, they sting); to grip or grab (bald treads that couldn't bite the icy road; bitten by a desire to travel); to cause to sting or be painful (cold that bites the skin; a conscience bitten by remorse)
intransitive verb senses.to grip, cut into or injure something with or as if with the teeth; to have a sharp taste (add the hot stuff if you like but it's too biting for me); to take or swallow bait (the bait on the hook lured the fish and it bit); to be taken in by a ploy or deception (tried to sell the old car, but no one bit)
bite.noun,.plural.bites
the act of biting; a skin wound or puncture produced by an animal's teeth or mouthparts (the bite of an insect); a stinging or smarting.sensation; an amount of food taken into the mouth at one time; a mouthful; a light meal or snack; the act or an instance of taking bait (fished all day without a bite; an ad that got a few bites but no final sales); a secure grip or hold applied by a tool or machine upon a working surface; the part of a tool or machine that presses against and maintains a firm hold on a working surface (that olds pair of pliers has losts its bite); in dentistry, the angle at which the upper and lower teeth meet; occlusion
bite off more than one can chew.idiom
to decide or agree to do more than one can finally accomplish
bite the bullet.idiom
to face a painful situation bravely and stoically
bite the dust.idiom
to be defeated; to come to an end
bite the hand that feeds one
to repay generosity or kindness with ingratitude and injury or hurtfulness
bitable.or.biteable.adjective
biter.noun,.plural.biters

bland.adjective
mild; smooth; agreeable; a little insipid

blasphemy.noun,.plural.blasphemies
blasphemer.noun,.plural.blasphemers
the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God and/or the spiritual things of the Creator of us
blaspheme, blasphemed, blaspheming, blasphemes.verbs
transitive verb senses.to speak of or address with irreverence; to revile; to abuse
intransitive verb senses.to utter blasphemy
blasphemous.adjective
impiously.irreverent; profane; to blaspheme
blasphemously.adverb
blasphemousness.noun

blight.noun
a disease or injury of plants or people resulting in withering, cessation of growth and death of parts without rotting, also called blasting; an organism that causes blight; something that frustrates plans or hopes; something that impairs or destroys; a deteriorated.condition (urban blight) 
transitive senses-to affect (as a plant) with blight; to cause to deteriorate 
intransitive senses-to suffer from or become affected with blight

blithely.adverb
lacking due concern; carefree
blithe.adjective
blithness.noun

botany.noun,.plural.botanies
the science or study of plants; the plant life of a particular area (the botany of the Kananaskis area); the characteristic features and biology of a particular kind of plant or plant group
botanist.noun,.plural.botanists
one who specializes in botany
botanical.also.botanic.adjective
of.or.relating.to plants or plant life; of or relating to the science of botany
botanical.noun,.plural.botanicals
various.preparations.used for health, obtained from a plant or plants
botanically.adverb

botulism.noun
poisoning resulting from certain bacillus (botulinus) producing the toxin botulin, which is sometimes found in foods improperly canned or preserved. Botulism grows in moist dark conditions which have an absence of sufficient air

bountiful.adjective
giving freely and generously; liberal; marked by abundance; plentiful
bountifully.adverb
bountifulness.noun

bounty.noun
a payment to encourage the destruction of noxious animals; a payment for the capture of or assistance in the capture of an outlaw

bout.noun
a period of time spent in some activity

brain.noun,.plural.brains
the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting.sensory.impulses and transmitting information onto memory for analysis of how the muscles and body organs involving the complete self is to handle the information; the brain is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory and emotion; capacity, intellect, intelligence, mind, wit; the brain's parts are:
frontal lobe: the largest and most anterior (at the front) part of each cerebral hemisphere
ganglion.noun, plural-ganglia or ganglions
a group of nerve cells forming a nerve center, especially one located outside the brain or spinal cord
ganglionic.adjective
gray matter: brownish gray nerve tissue, especially of the brain and spinal cord, composed of nerve cell bodies and their dendrites and some supportive tissue
occipital lobe: the posterior (at the rear) lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, having the shape of a three-sided pyramid and containing the visual center of the brain.
parietal lobe: the division of each hemisphere of the brain that lies beneath each parietal bone
temporal lobe: the lower lateral lobe of either cerebral hemisphere, located in front of the occipital lobe and containing the sensory center of hearing in the brain

brash, brasher, brashest.adjectives
hasty and unthinking; impetuous;rash; lacking in sensitivity or tact; presumptuously forward; impudent; shameless; audacious; bold; flippant; brazen; cheeky
brashly.adverb
brashness.noun

brazen.adjective
marked by flagrant and insolent.audacity; shameless; having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound; made of brass; resembling brass, as in color or strength
brazen, brazened, brazening, brazens.transitive verbs
to face or undergo with bold self assurance (brazened out the crisis)
brazenly.adverb
brazenness.noun
brazenfaced.adjective
flagrantly and insolently.audacious

bolster, bolstered, bolstering, bolsters.transitive verbs
to buoy up (visitors bolstered the patient's morale); to support or prop up with or as if with a long, narrow pillow or cushion; 
bolsterer, bolster.nouns
a long narrow pillow or cushion

bucolic.adjective
of or characteristic of the countryside or its people; rustic; rural; of or characteristic of shepherds or flocks; pastoral
bucolic.noun
a pastoral poem; a farmer or shepherd; a rustic
bucolically.adverb

buffet.noun
a blow or cuff with or as if with the hand
buffet, buffeted, buffeting, buffets.verbs
transitive verb use.to hit or beat, especially repeatedly; to strike against forcefully; batter (winds that buffeted the tent); beat; to drive or force with or as if with repeated blows (was buffeted about from job to job by the vagaries of the economy); to force (one's way) with difficulty
intransitive verb use.to force one's way with difficulty (a ship buffeting against the wind)
buffeter.noun

buffet.noun,.plural.buffets
a large sideboard with drawers and cupboards; a counter or table from which meals or refreshments are served; a restaurant having such a counter; a meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard
buffet.adjective
informally served (a buffet luncheon)

bequeath, bequeathed, bequeathing, bequeaths.transitive verbs Law:.to leave or give property by will; to pass something on to another; hand down (bequeathed to their children a respect for other human beings)
bequeathal.or.bequeathment, bequeather.nouns

bequest.noun
the act of giving, leaving by will or passing on to another; something that is bequeathed; a legacy

bestial.adjective
beastly; marked by brutality or depravity; brute; lacking in intelligence or reason; subhuman
bestially.adverb

bound, bounded, bounding, bounds.intransitive verb
to leap forward or upward; spring
bound.noun,.plural.bounds
a leap; a jump; a bounce; from French 'bondir' meaning 'to bounce'

bound.noun,.plural.bounds
a boundary; a limit (the farmer gave us camping space by the river on his land and bound us by our word to clean any mess we may make before we leave); the territory on, within or near limiting lines (the bounds of the acreage)
bound, bounded, bounding, bounds.verbs
transitive verb use.to set a limit to; confine (a high fence that bounded the grassy area for the farm animals); to constitute the boundary or limit of (a city park that bounded by busy streets) to identify the boundaries of; demarcate
intransitive verb use.to border on another place, state or country; Middle English but from Old French 'bodne' and 'bonde' and from Anglo-Norman 'bunde', both from Medieval Latin 'bodina' and of Celtic.origin
boundary.noun,.plural.boundaries
something that indicates a border or limit (a fence around the property provided a boundary for the deer); the border or limit so indicated

boundless.adjective
being without boundaries or limits; infinite
boundlessly.adverb
boundlessness.noun

bound.verb
past tense and past participle of bind
bound.adjective
restricted by bonds; tied (bound the burglars while awaiting the police); being under legal or moral.obligation (bound by my promise); equipped with a cover or binding (bound volumes); predetermined; certain (we're bound to be late stuck in this traffic); determined; resolved (she's bound to be mayor)

bound.adjective
headed or intending to head in a specified direction (commuters bound for home; a south-bound train); to get ready

both.adjective
one and the other; relating to or being two in conjunction (both guests have arrived; both the books are torn; both her fingers are stained
both.pronominal
the one and the other (both were candidates for the lead in the movie; we are both candidates; both of us are candidates)
both.conjunction
used with 'and' to indicate that each of two things in a coordinated phrase or clause is included (both men and women; an attorney well regarded for both intelligence and honesty)
Usage note: 'both' is used to indicate that the action or state.denoted by the verb applies individually to each of two entities (both books weigh more than five pounds, for example, means that each book weighs more than five pounds by itself, not that the two books weighed together come to more than five pounds). 'Both' is inappropriate where the verb does not apply to each of the entities by itself. In possessive constructions 'both' is usually preferred (the mothers of both, rather than both their mothers; the fault of both, rather than both their fault or both's fault). When both is used with 'and' to link parallel.elements in a sentence, the words or phrases that follow them should correspond grammatically (in both India and China or both in India and in China, not both in India and China). See Usage Note at 'and'. See more Usage notes.

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