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biophysics

Pronunciation: bī-ō-phyz′iks

Definition:

  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 (electricity, luminescence) occurring in organisms.

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