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 (bī′ō-dī-năm′ĭks, -dĭ-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The scientific study of the effects of dynamic processes, such as motion or acceleration, on living organisms.
a. The holistic study of the vital force or energy of living matter and physiological processes.
b. A holistic method of organic gardening and crop cultivation in which certain factors, such as planetary and seasonal cycles, are considered.

bi′o·dy·nam′ic adj.
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(ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks; -dɪ-)
(Environmental Science) (functioning as singular) the branch of biology that deals with the energy production and activities of organisms
ˌbiodyˈnamic, ˌbiodyˈnamical adj
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(ˌbaɪ oʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks, -dɪ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of biology dealing with energy or the activity of living organisms
bi`o•dy•nam′ic, bi`o•dy•nam′i•cal, adj.
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the study of the physiological processes of plants and animals. — biodynamic, biodynamical, adj.
See also: Plants
the study of the physiological processes of plants and animals. — biodynamic, biodynamical, adj.
See also: Animals
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