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Descriptor English: Biophysics
Descriptor Spanish: Biofisica
Descriptor Portuguese: Biofísica
Descriptor French: Biophysique
Entry term(s): Mechanobiology
Tree number(s): H01.158.344
H01.671.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001703
Scope note: The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use BIOPHYSICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for biophysical characteristics and processes of biological systems
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 1728
Unique ID: D001703
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Biophysics - Preferred
Concept UI M0002552
Scope note The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.
Preferred term Biophysics
Mechanobiology - Narrower
Concept UI M0580569
Scope note The study of mechanisms and processes by which mechanical forces elicit molecular response and regulate cell form and function.
Preferred term Mechanobiology



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