[ bahy-oh-dahy-nam-iks, -di- ]

noun(used with a singular verb)
  1. the science dealing with the energy or activity of living organisms: the complex biodynamics of human locomotion.: Compare biostatics.

  2. an approach to sustainable, organic farming that follows holistic principles and ecologically ethical practices: We use biodynamics to harness the seasonal rhythms of nature and restore the health and vitality of our farmland.

Origin of biodynamics

First recorded in 1845–50; bio- + dynamics

Other words from biodynamics

  • bi·o·dy·nam·ic, bi·o·dy·nam·i·cal, adjective

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How to use biodynamics in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for biodynamics


/ (ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks, -dɪ-) /

  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of biology that deals with the energy production and activities of organisms

Derived forms of biodynamics

  • biodynamic or biodynamical, adjective

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