Definitions for biophysicsˌbaɪ oʊˈfɪz ɪks

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bi•o•phys•ics*ˌbaɪ oʊˈfɪz ɪks(n.)

  1. the branch of biology that applies the methods of physics to the study of biological structures and processes.

    Category: Biology

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of biophysics:


bi`o•phys′i•cist-ˈfɪz ə sɪst(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. biophysics(noun)

    physics as applied to biological problems


  1. biophysics(Noun)

    The interdisciplinary science that applies theories and methods of the physical sciences to questions of biology.


  1. Biophysics

    Biophysics is an interdisciplinary science that uses the methods of, and theories from physics to study biological systems. Biophysics spans all levels of biological organization, from the molecular scale to whole organisms and ecosystems. Biophysical research shares significant overlap with biochemistry, nanotechnology, bioengineering, agrophysics, and systems biology. It has been suggested as a bridge between biology and physics.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Biophysics

    The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.


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