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biophysics

Line breaks: bio|phys¦ics
Pronunciation: /bʌɪə(ʊ)ˈfɪzɪks
 
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Definition of biophysics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The science of the application of the laws of physics to biological phenomena.
Example sentences
  • The Consortium consists of more than 40 researchers from all walks of scientific life - cell biology, chemistry, biophysics, genomics, bioinformatics and genetics.
  • They are the departments of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology and natural resources and environmental management.
  • The associate professor in biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology takes pride in presenting classes with new information that had not been published the previous year.

Derivatives

biophysical

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Because of the small size of the domains, advanced biophysical in vivo techniques are required for their identification and detailed study.
  • A biophysicist deals with the biophysical aspects of these claims, some widely known, some specific to the Czech Republic.
  • In plants, senescence is accompanied by morphological changes and/or alterations in biochemical and biophysical properties of metabolism.

biophysicist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • A biophysicist deals with the biophysical aspects of these claims, some widely known, some specific to the Czech Republic.
  • The Consortium will be truly multifaceted - consisting of biologists, chemists, biophysicists, optical physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, geneticists and engineers.
  • The elucidation of this subject is thus one of the current aims of both theoretical and experimental biophysicists as a preliminary but essential step for the total understanding of the biological functions.

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