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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. Biology. the application of mathematical methods to the study of living organisms.
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Origin of biomathematics

First recorded in 1920–25; bio- + mathematics
Related formsbi·o·math·e·mat·i·cal, adjectivebi·o·math·e·ma·ti·cian [bahy-oh-math-uh-muh-tish-uh n] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for biomathematics


  1. (functioning as singular) the study of the application of mathematics to biology
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