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bi·o·en·er·get·ics

(bī'ō-en-er-jet'iks),
1. The study of energy changes involved in the chemical reactions within living tissue.
2. The study of energy exchanges between living organisms and their environments.
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bioenergetics

(bī′ō-ĕn′ər-jĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. Biology The study of the flow and transformation of energy in and between living organisms and between living organisms and their environment.
2. Psychology A form of therapy that focuses on the physical manifestation of emotional tension and stress, combining psychotherapy with physical therapies such as massage, relaxation techniques, and exercises in posture and breathing.

bi′o·en·er·get′ic adj.
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bioenergetics

Alternative psychology 
A technique developed by a US psychoanalyst, Alexander Lowen, who viewed disease as a defect in the flow of the body’s life energy (bioenergy), which is most often due to chronic muscle tension; bioenergetics allegedly helps persons integrate the mind through verbal expression of emotional conflicts with the body in terms of breathing, moving, self-expression and sexuality.  Anecdotal reports suggest that bioenergenics may be effective in managing asthma, dyspnoea, headache, stress-related disease and post-shock syndrome.
 
Biophysics
A field that studies the effects of thermodynamics on biological systems.
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bi·o·en·er·get·ics

(bī'ō-en'ĕr-jet'iks)
1. The study of energy changes involved in the chemical reactions within living tissue.
2. The study of energy exchanges between living organisms and their environments.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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