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English definition of “biophysics”


noun [U]     /ˌbaɪ.əʊˈfɪz.ɪks/ US  /-oʊ-/
the science that uses the laws and methods of physics to explain biology Animal and plant biology - general words
(Definition of biophysics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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