noun (used with a singular verb)

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


  1. (functioning as singular) the physics of biological processes and the application of methods used in physics to biology


  1. The study of biological processes using the theories and tools of physics.
  2. The study of physical processes occurring in living organisms.

  1. The scientific study of biological processes in terms of the laws of physics. Phenomena such as echolocation in bats and the stresses and strains in skeletal and muscular structures are analyzed and explained in biophysics.

The study of living things using the techniques of physics.

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