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biophysics

 [bi″o-fiz´iks]
the science dealing with the application of physical methods and theories to biological problems. adj., adj biophys´ical.

bi·o·phys·ics

(bī-ō-phyz'iks),
1. The study of biologic processes and materials by means of the theories and tools of physics; the application of physical methods to analyze biologic problems and processes.
2. The study of physical processes (for example, electricity, luminescence) occurring in organisms.

biophysics

(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.

biophysics

The science that applies the methods of physics to biological systems.

Examples
Structural biology, molecular dynamics, neural networkds, quantum biophysics.

bi·o·phys·ics

(bī'ō-fiz'iks)
1. The study of biologic processes and materials by means of the theories and tools of physics.
2. The study of physical processes (e.g., electricity, luminescence) occurring in organisms.

biophysics

The physics of biological processes and systems.

biophysics

the physics of biological processes and the application of methods used in physics to biology.

bi·o·phys·ics

(bī'ō-fiz'iks)
1. The study of biologic processes and materials by means of the theories and tools of physics.
2. The study of physical processes (e.g., electricity, luminescence) occurring in organisms.
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