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bioenergetics

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noun plural but singular in construction bio·en·er·get·ics \-ˌe-nər-ˈje-tiks\

Definition of bioenergetics

  1. 1 :  the biology of energy transformations and energy exchanges (as in photosynthesis) within and between living things and their environments

  2. 2 :  a system of physical and psychological therapy that is held to increase well-being by releasing blocked physical and psychic energy

bioenergetic

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1912

First Known Use of bioenergetics

1912


Medical Dictionary

bioenergetics

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noun plural but singular in construction bio·en·er·get·ics \-ˌen-ər-ˈjet-iks\

Medical Definition of bioenergetics

  1. 1:  the biology of energy transformations and energy exchanges within and between living things and their environments

  2. 2:  a system of therapy that combines breathing and body exercises, psychological therapy, and the free expression of impulses and emotions and that is held to increase well-being by releasing blocked physical and psychic energy

bioenergetic

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