bio·​phys·​ics | \ ˌbī-ō-ˈfi-ziks How to pronounce biophysics (audio) \

Definition of biophysics

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

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Other Words from biophysics

biophysical \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˈfi-​zi-​kəl How to pronounce biophysical (audio) \ adjective
biophysicist \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˈfi-​zə-​sist How to pronounce biophysicist (audio) , -​ˈfiz-​sist \ noun

Examples of biophysics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chief executive Eddie Martucci, who has a Ph.D. in biochemistry and biophysics from Yale, is a data evangelist. Clifton Leaf, Fortune, "Join us at Brainstorm Health 2020," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of biophysics

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of biophysics was in 1892

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29 Jun 2020

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“Biophysics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biophysics. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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biophysics

noun
bio·​phys·​ics | \ -ˈfiz-iks How to pronounce biophysics (audio) \

Medical Definition of biophysics

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

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