BIOPHYSICS

n. a scientific discipline which uses physical and mathematical models in explaining biological processes. Examples of its application include those on the mechanism of muscle contraction, vision, and hearing, and the transmission of nerve impulses.

BIOPHYSICS: "There are areas of Biophysics which specifically study the living organism in relation to the effects of light, heat, electricity, sound, and radiation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOPHYSICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biophysics/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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