biomathematics

[ bahy-oh-math-uh-mat-iks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

Biology. the application of mathematical methods to the study of living organisms.

Nearby words

  1. biomagnification,
  2. biomagnify,
  3. biomarker,
  4. biomass,
  5. biomaterial,
  6. biome,
  7. biomechanics,
  8. biomedical,
  9. biomedical engineering,
  10. biomedicine

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

biomathematics

/ (ˌbaɪəʊˌmæθəˈmætɪks, -ˌmæθˈmæt-) /

noun

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