Biophilia etymology


English word biophilia comes from English -philia, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Etymology of biophilia

Detailed word origin of biophilia

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-philia English (en) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
bio- English (en) Life. Organic life.
biophilia English (en) (obsolete, rare) Hypochondria.. (psychology) The biological drive to preserve oneself; love of life.. The love of or empathy with nature and all living things.

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