Definition of bioenergetics in English:

bioenergetics

Syllabification: bi·o·en·er·get·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˌenərˈjetiks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • 1The study of the transformation of energy in living organisms.
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    • The applications in photosynthesis are still scarce despite the unique opportunity given by the fully controllable energy input of plant bioenergetics.
    • Those studies could, in turn, facilitate additional investigations in paleoclimatology, evolutionary studies, paleoecology, and bioenergetics.
    • These studies are likely to provide insights to possible mechanisms of proton transfer in complex proteins involved in bioenergetics.
  • 2A system of alternative psychotherapy based on the belief that emotional healing can be aided through resolution of bodily tension.
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    • The other document described ‘bioinformation’ such as telepathy, precognition and clairvoyance and bioenergetics like psychokinesis and telekinesis.
    • It covers resistance training; bioenergetics; muscular, nervous and cardiovascular system adaptations as well as basic training systems and programs designed to enhance strength, power and endurance.
    • Stephen Kane is ex-Director of the Institute for Advanced Health Research, which pioneered new bioenergetic techniques for overcoming allergy-related illnesses and their associated chronic infections and environmental stresses.

Derivatives

bioenergetic

adjective
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  • Consequently, animals have evolved intelligence systems that function, first and foremost, as predictive bioenergetic cost/benefit analysis systems.
  • More specifically, the energy requirements of nestlings can be used in a bioenergetic model of the bioaccumulation of toxicants that incorporates growth, energetics, food intake, and assimilation efficiency.
  • We used a bioenergetic model to estimate the metabolic rate, or activity level, of nest-guarding smallmouth bass in Lakes Erie and Opeongo.

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