Definition of biophysical in US English:

biophysical

adjective

  • See biophysics

    • ‘Until now the plasma membrane was the prototypical membrane for biophysical studies of lateral protein mobility.’
    • ‘In plants, senescence is accompanied by morphological changes and/or alterations in biochemical and biophysical properties of metabolism.’
    • ‘Because of the small size of the domains, advanced biophysical in vivo techniques are required for their identification and detailed study.’
    • ‘A biophysicist deals with the biophysical aspects of these claims, some widely known, some specific to the Czech Republic.’
    • ‘The binding of peptides to lipid bilayers is a subject of great interest, from both a biomedical and biophysical standpoint.’

Pronunciation

biophysical

/ˌbīōˈfizək(ə)l//ˌbaɪoʊˈfɪzək(ə)l/