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For the publication, see Life (magazine).

A lifeform is simply any living entity or organism. The study of lifeforms is referred to as biology, and the study of alien lifeforms is categorized as xenobiology and xenology.

Sensors and tricorders are primary instruments which are used by various spacefaring civilizations to detect and locate lifeforms by identifying blood type, heart rate, and metabolic setup, lifesigns.

Starfleet lifeform classes and type[]

  • R3 type lifeforms (Sheliak)
  • class 5 lifeforms (Vhnori)
  • order 480-G anthropoids (Taurus II natives)


Other types of life[]

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