from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The science that deals with the application of physics to biological processes and phenomena.
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- n. The interdisciplinary science that applies theories and methods of the physical sciences to questions of biology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A science (not yet existent) which applies the principles of physics to explain the phenomena not merely of physiology but also of embryology and biological morphology. The term was introduced by K. Pearson in 1892.
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- n. physics as applied to biological problems
bio- + physics (Wiktionary)