bioenergetics

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

Definition of bioenergetics

1 : the biology of energy transformations and energy exchanges (as in photosynthesis) within and between living things and their environments
2 : a system of physical and psychological therapy that is held to increase well-being by releasing blocked physical and psychic energy

bioenergetic

play \-ˈje-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of bioenergetics

1907

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bioenergetics

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

medical Definition of bioenergetics

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

play \-ik\ adjective

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