biodynamics


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bi·o·dy·nam·ics

(bī'ō-dī-nam'iks),
The science dealing with the force or energy of living matter.
[bio- + G. dynamis, force]
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biodynamics

(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.
2.
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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biodynamics

(1) The formal study of vital forces, physiological interactions and behaviours in living organisms.
(2) The study of the effects of physical changes and mechanics on biological systems.
(3) Biodynamic agriculture, see there.
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biodynamics

The formal study of vital forces, physiological interactions and behavior
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bi·o·dy·nam·ics

(bī'ō-dī-nam'iks)
The dynamic relationship existing between organisms, their physiology, and their environment.
[bio- + G. dynamis, force]
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