Biological vs Imperiled - What's the difference?

biological | imperiled |


As adjectives the difference between biological and imperiled

is that biological is of or relating to biology while imperiled is (biological conservation) at risk of becoming extinct.

As a verb imperiled is

(imperil).

biological

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or relating to biology.
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  • , author=John T. Jost , title=Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)? , volume=100, issue=2, page=162 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record. With this biological framework in place, Corning endeavors to show that the capitalist system as currently practiced in the United States and elsewhere is manifestly unfair.}}
  • Related by consanguinity, especially as to parents and children.
  • Synonyms

    * biologic

    See also

    * adoptive * biological clock * biological father * biological mother * birth mother

    imperiled

    English

    Alternative forms

    * imperilled (UK)

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (biological conservation) at risk of becoming extinct
  • The wildlife management plan was focused on helping the reproductive needs of imperiled species.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (imperil)