Medical Dictionary

biomagnetism

noun bio·mag·ne·tism \ -ˈmag-nə-ˌti-zəm \

medical Definition of biomagnetism

1 :the generation of magnetic fields by living organisms :biomagnetic phenomena
2 :magnetic therapy
  • … “biomagnetism”—is attracting believers with its apparent quick-fix healing properties. The medical and scientific communities, however, remain unsold.
  • —Rene A. GuzmanThe San Antonio Express-News8 Mar. 1999

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up biomagnetism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!