[ bahy-oh-dahy-nam-iks, -di- ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks, -dɪ- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the science dealing with the energy or activity of living organisms: the complex biodynamics of human locomotion.Compare biostatics.
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.



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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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British Dictionary definitions for biodynamics

/ (ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks, -dɪ-) /


(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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