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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The application of mathematical principles to biological processes.

bi′o·math′e·mat′i·cal adj.
bi′o·math′e·ma·ti′cian (-mə-tĭsh′ən) n.


(ˌbaɪəʊˌmæθəˈmætɪks; -ˌmæθˈmæt-)
(Mathematics) (functioning as singular) the study of the application of mathematics to biology


(ˌbaɪ oʊˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
mathematical methods applied to the study of living organisms.
bi`o•math`e•mat′i•cal, adj.
bi`o•math`e•ma•ti′cian (-məˈtɪʃ ən) n.
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