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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.
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