biostatics

[ bahy-oh-stat-iks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈstæt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science dealing with living organisms at rest, considered as systems or structures in relation to their functions: Using biostatics, we can investigate the strength of bone and cartilage, as well as the lubrication and wear of joints.Compare biodynamics (def. 1).

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Origin of biostatics

First recorded in 1870–75; bio- + statics

OTHER WORDS FROM biostatics

bi·o·stat·ic, bi·o·stat·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for biostatics

biostatics
/ (ˌbaɪəʊˈstætɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of biology that deals with the structure of organisms in relation to their function

Derived forms of biostatics

biostatic, adjectivebiostatically, adverb
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