1. Explain: (a) why we use scientific names written in Latin (and sometimes Greek)
and (b) the importance of binomial nomenclature in naming organisms. Give
examples of three scientific names (in correct binomial format) of common
organisms. Check the Int
Biology, Scopes of Biology and
Characteristics of Life
Md. Latiful Bari, Ph.D.
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What is biology?
The word biology comes from
the Greek words:
bios, = means life, and
logos,= means thought.
Nutrition may be defined as the science of food and
its relationship to health. It is concerned primarily
with the part played by nutrients in body growth,
development and maintenance .
The word nutrient or food factor is used for