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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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Uchida, a biomathematician and developmental biologist associated with the department of cardiac development and remodeling at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany, outlines an approach to the analysis of evolutionarily-conserved, heart-enriched genes with unknown functions and the steps of the procedure, from screening to validation.