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biophysics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction bio·phys·ics \ˌbī-ō-ˈfi-ziks\

Definition of biophysics

  1. :  a branch of science concerned with the application of physical principles and methods to biological problems

bio·phys·i·cal play \-zi-kəl\ adjective
bio·phys·i·cist play \-ˈfi-zə-sist, -ˈfiz-sist\ noun


1892

First Known Use of biophysics

1892


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biophysics

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noun bio·phys·ics \-ˈfiz-iks\

Medical Definition of biophysics

  1. :  a branch of science concerned with the application of physical principles and methods to biological problems

  2. bio·phys·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective




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