biostatics

[bahy-oh-stat-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms in relation to their functions (opposed to biodynamics).

Origin of biostatics

First recorded in 1870–75; bio- + statics
Related formsbi·o·stat·ic, bi·o·stat·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for biostatic

biostatics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of biology that deals with the structure of organisms in relation to their function
Derived Formsbiostatic, adjectivebiostatically, adverb
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