biophysics bi·o·phys·ics (bī'ō-fĭz'ĭks)
The study of biological processes using the theories and tools of physics.
The study of physical processes occurring in living organisms.
|biophysics (bī'ō-fĭz'ĭks) Pronunciation Key
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.