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bi·o·phys·ics

 (bī′ō-fĭz′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science that deals with the application of physics to biological processes and phenomena.

bi′o·phys′i·cal adj.
bi′o·phys′i·cal·ly adv.
bi′o·phys′i·cist n.
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biophysics

(ˌbaɪəʊˈfɪzɪks)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the physics of biological processes and the application of methods used in physics to biology
ˌbioˈphysical adj
ˌbioˈphysically adv
biophysicist n
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bi•o•phys•ics

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈfɪz ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of biology that applies the methods of physics to the study of biological structures and processes.
[1890–95]
bi`o•phys′i•cal, adj.
bi`o•phys′i•cal•ly, adv.
bi`o•phys′i•cist (-ˈfɪz ə sɪst) n.
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bi·o·phys·ics

(bī′ō-fĭz′ĭks)
The science of using the laws of physics to understand biological processes. Biophysics involves the study of specific characteristics of living things, such as the ability of bats to navigate using echolocation.
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biophysics

the branch of physics that deals with living things. — biophysicist, n.biophysical, adj.
See also: Physics
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biophysics - physics as applied to biological problems
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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Translations
biofysiikka
biofizika
biofizika
biofizică
biofysik

biophysics

[ˌbaɪəʊˈfɪzɪks] NSINGbiofísica f
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biophysics

[ˌbaɪəʊˈfɪzɪks] nbiophysique f
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biophysics

[ˌbaɪəʊˈfɪzɪks] nsgbiofisica
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