Exo-



1.
a combining form meaning “outside,” “outer,” “external,” used in the formation of compound words:
exocentric.
combining form
1.
external, outside, or beyond: exobiology, exothermal

word-forming element used in scientific words (e.g. exoskeleton), from Greek exo “outside,” related to ex “out of” (see ex-).

exo- pref.
Outside; external: exoskeleton.
exo-
A prefix that means “outside” or “external,” as in exoskeleton.

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    [ek-soh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɛk soʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of life beyond the earth’s atmosphere, as on other planets. /ˌɛksəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. another name for astrobiology exobiology (ěk’sō-bī-ŏl’ə-jē) The branch of biology that deals with the search for extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on living organisms. Also called astrobiology.



  • Exobiology

    [ek-soh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌɛk soʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the study of life beyond the earth’s atmosphere, as on other planets. /ˌɛksəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. another name for astrobiology exobiology (ěk’sō-bī-ŏl’ə-jē) The branch of biology that deals with the search for extraterrestrial life and the effects of extraterrestrial surroundings on living organisms. Also called astrobiology.

  • Exobiota

    [ek-soh-bahy-oh-tuh] /ˌɛk soʊ baɪˈoʊ tə/ noun 1. extraterrestrial life.



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